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The Laws of Plato
Edited with an Introduction, Notes etc.

Volume 1. Books I–VI

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

  • Date Published: June 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108060684

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  • One of the most widely studied texts of ancient philosophy and politics, Plato's Laws is his last and most substantial dialogue, debating crucial questions on the subject of law-giving and education. This two-volume edition of 1921 was prepared by the classicist Edwin Bourdieu England (1847–1936), who describes the dialogue as 'the treasury of pregnant truths which Plato in extreme old age left … as his last legacy to humanity'. Generally held to have been written after Plato's failed attempt to influence Syracusan politics, it concerns the just city and its constitution, including discussions of divine revelation, the role of intelligence in the creation of laws, and natural law itself. This edition comprises a short introduction, England's helpful analyses, the Greek text of the dialogue, and extensive notes. Volume 1 is devoted to Books 1–6.

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    • Date Published: June 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108060684
    • length: 656 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 37 mm
    • weight: 0.82kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Introduction
    Analyses of Books I–VI
    Text of Books I–VI
    Notes.

  • Author

    Plato

    Editor

    Edwin Bourdieu England

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