Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-22 - Publisher: Lexington Books
This book explores various connections of John Stuart Mill’s thought to ancient Greek philosophy primarily in relation to his conception of happiness. It argues that a better understanding of Mill’s background in ancient Greek thought and his reading(s) of Plato’s dialogues leads to innovative interpretations of his moral and political
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
As a teacher of Plato in Oxford's Literae Humaniores, Walter Pater was informed by philosophy from his earliest essays to his last book. The Platonism of Walter Pater examines Pater's deep engagement with Platonism throughout his career. It overturns his reputation as a superficial aesthete known mainly for his 'Conclusion'
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Ostensibly a discussion about love, the debate in the Phaedrus also encompasses the art of rhetoric and how it should be practised. This new edition contains an introductory essay outlining the argument of the dialogue as a whole and Plato's arguments about rhetoric and eros in particular. The Introduction also