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ISBN-10: 3843066884

ISBN-13: 9783843066884

Edition: 2011

Authors: Plat�

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Plato's philosophy almost all riddled with ethical problems: in his dialogue addresses issues such as: the nature of the highest good, its implementation in the behavioral acts of people in society. Moral philosophy of Plato developed by "naive eudemonism" (Protagoras) to the idea of ​​absolute morality (the dialogue "Gorgias"). In the dialogues of "Gorgias," "Theaetetus," "Phaedo," "Republic" Plato's ethics gets ascetic orientation: it requires a purification of the soul, free from worldly pleasures, full of sensual pleasures of social life. Man's task is to rise above the clutter (imperfect world of the senses) and all his soul to strive for assimilation to God, which is not in contact…    
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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Contumax GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.17" tall
Weight: 0.374
Language: English

Plato was born c. 427 B.C. in Athens, Greece, to an aristocratic family very much involved in political government. Pericles, famous ruler of Athens during its golden age, was Plato's step-father. Plato was well educated and studied under Socrates, with whom he developed a close friendship. When Socrates was publically executed in 399 B.C., Plato finally distanced himself from a career in Athenian politics, instead becoming one of the greatest philosophers of Western civilization. Plato extended Socrates's inquiries to his students, one of the most famous being Aristotle. Plato's The Republic is an enduring work, discussing justice, the importance of education, and the qualities needed for…