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Platonic engagements : a contemporary dialogue on morality, justice and the business world /
M. Francis Reeves.
imprint
Dallas : University Press of America, c2004.
description
xviii, 416 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0761827706
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imprint
Dallas : University Press of America, c2004.
isbn
0761827706
catalogue key
5260007
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-416).
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In Platonic Engagements, Helen, a college senior majoring in business and philosophy, raises central questions about ideal individual morality, social justice, education, politics, and management based on Plato's principles from the Republic. Plato's moral relevance to current issues in democratic capitalism is put to the test in this contemporary philosophical dialogue.
Main Description
In Platonic Engagements, Helen, a college senior majoring in business and philosophy, raises central questions about ideal individual morality, social justice, education, political philosophies and management based on Plato's principles in the Republic. Plato's moral relevance to current issues in democratic capitalism is put to the test in this contemporary philosophical dialogue.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. v
Introductionp. xv
Athenian stages of conventional morality: what was Plato's intellectual revolt?p. 1
Metaphysics: what is truly real and moral?p. 75
Epistemology: what is the difference between belief and knowledge?p. 147
Human nature and ideal morality: what is the origin, nature and destiny of the soul?p. 227
The just society: what is the origin, nature and destiny of the ideal society?p. 281
Class Discussion Questionsp. 381
The Life and Times of Platop. 393
Referencesp. 401
Selected Bibliographyp. 415
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