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Plato of Athens: A Life in Philosophy

ISBN: 9780197564752

Contributors: Waterfield, Robin (Author)

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, 2023

Binding: Hardcover (Readerbound Available)

Retail: $27.95

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This book, the first ever biography of the father of philosophy, tracks Plato's life from his childhood in war-torn Athens at the end of the fifth century BCE to his founding of the Academy, adventures in Sicily, death, and immense legacy. Throughout, it sheds light on Plato's many timeless works of philosophy.

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