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Published: 23 January 2020

288 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190936983


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Plato's Caves

The Liberating Sting of Cultural Diversity

Rebecca LeMoine

  • Makes an important and timely intervention into debates on cultural diversity, presenting a nuanced stance that defends cross-cultural engagement while also acknowledging the challenges it poses
  • Fills a major gap in the scholarship on Plato by offering a comprehensive examination of the role of foreigners in his political thought
  • Provides a helpful framework for conceptualizing Plato's thoughts on interpolity and intercultural relations by presenting an original interpretation of Plato's cave allegory