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Published: 28 March 2014

344 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199684052

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Platonic Dialogue and the Education of the Reader

A. K. Cotton

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Detailed readings of passages in Plato's dialogues
  • Application of a literary-philosophical approach to the dialogues
  • Aids accessibility to the non-specialist reader
  • Discusses passages from a range of dialogues
  • Touches on issues of broader relevance such as Plato's engagement with his political context and with the transition from oral to literate culture