From Our Editors
"This book is an unusually rich and well-written analysis of eight Platonic dialogues ....All students of Plato must be grateful to Cropsey". -- Robert C. Bartlett, Journal of Politics
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In this culmination of a lifetime's study, Joseph Cropsey examines the crucial relationship between Plato's conception of the nature of the universe and his moral and political thought.Cropsey interprets seven of Plato's dialogues—Theaetetus, Euthyphro, Sophist, Statesman, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo—in light of their dramatic consecuti...