Studies in Plato and the Platonic Tradition : Essays Presented to John Whittaker Hardback
Edited by Mr Mark Joyal
This book, which honours the career of a distinguished scholar, contains essays dealing with important problems in Plato, the Platonic tradition, and the texts and transmission of Plato and later Platonic writers.
It ranges from the discussion of issues in individual Platonic dialogues to the examination of Platonism in the Middle Ages.
The essays are written by leading scholars in the field and reflect the current state of knowledge on the various problems under discussion.
The collection as a whole testifies to the importance of the Platonic writings for the history of ideas, and to the vitality that the study of these writings continues to possess.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 332 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 11/12/1997
- Category: Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500
- ISBN: 9780860786474