Greek Philosophy, Thales to Plato
by John Burnet
Publisher: MacMillan 1914
Number of pages: 388
The author's chief aim has been to assist students who wish to acquire a firsthand knowledge of what Plato actually says in the dialogues of his maturity. So long as they are content to know some thing of the Republic and the earlier dialogues, Platonism must be a sealed book to them. John Burnet is best known for his work on Plato.
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