Faculty Book: Gerald Press

Gerald A. Press, ed.

Continuum Companion to Plato
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2012)
This comprehensive and accessible guide to Plato’s life and times includes more than 140 entries, written by a team of leading experts in the field of ancient philosophy, covering every aspect of Plato’s thought. The volume presents details of Plato’s life; historical, philosophical and literary context; synopses of all the dialogues attributed to Plato; a comprehensive overview of the various features, themes and topics apparent in the dialogues; and a thorough account of his enduring influence and the various interpretative approaches applied to his thought throughout the history of philosophy. Gerald A. Press (Prof., Hunter) serves on the doctoral faculty in philosophy.

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Submitted on: DEC 31, 2012

Category: Faculty Books | Philosophy