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Plato"s Utopia Recast

His Later Ethics and Politics

by Christopher Bobonich

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages656
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Open LibraryOL7404720M
ISBN 10019927410X
ISBN 109780199274109

The Laws endorses a Dependency Thesis about goods: every good, other than virtue, is good for its possessor only on the condition that its possessor is virtuous. I argue that the Dependency Thesis is supported by the Philebus’ claim that wisdom is the cause of the good life. I show that the Dependency Thesis explains why the Laws holds that the proper ultimate end of the laws is to foster. unitarian interpretations of Plato. Bilkent University G. S. BOWE doi: /clrevj/bni FROM REPUBLIC TO LAWS C. BOBONICH: Plato's Utopia Recast. His Later Ethics and Politics. Pp. xii + Oxford: Clarendon Press, Cased,? ISBN: This excessively long book is a typical product of the Anglo-American analytic.

Fallen Leaf Books; street address: 45 S. Jefferson St. Nashville, Indiana mailing: PO Box Nashville, IN ; Phone Since in the Laws Plato comes to think that non‐philosophers are capable of genuine virtue, new conceptions of what a good city is and of what a good citizen is are both possible and required. This chapter explores these conceptions and in doing so examines Plato's understanding of proper political rule, the goodness of ethical activity, and the city's theology. I also discuss some of the.

  Plato's Utopia Recast--His Later Ethics and Politics Plato's Utopia Recast--His Later Ethics and Politics Lorenz, Hendrik recognition of non-philosophical, but genuine forms of virtue and happiness requires revision of the psychology and epistemology of the middle dialogues. Chapters 3 and 4 argue that the later dialogues in fact provide appropriate theoretical. Christopher Bobonich is Professor of Philosophy and, by courtesy, Classics at Stanford University. He is the author of Plato's Utopia Recast () and of a number of articles on the Laws and other aspects of Greek ethical and political : $


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Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory.

Christopher Bobonich examines later dialogues, with a special emphasis upon the Laws, and argues that in these late works, Plato both rethinks and revises the basic ethical and political positions that he held in his better-known earlier works, such as Cited by: Argues that Plato in his middle period (roughly at the time of the Phaedo and the Republic) had a radically pessimistic view of non‐philosophers: they could not be genuinely virtuous or happy, and their lives were inevitably deeply undesirable ones to live.

This pessimistic conclusion, I argue, rests on Plato's middle‐period epistemology, psychology, and : Christopher Bobonich. Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory. Christopher Bobonich argues that in these works Plato both rethinks and revises important positions which he held in his better-known earlier works such as the Republic and the Phaedo.

Bobonich analyses Plato's shift from a deeply pessimistic view of. Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory. Christopher Bobonich examines later dialogues, with a special emphasis upon the Laws, and argues that in these late works, Plato both rethinks and revises the basic ethical and political positions that he held in his better-known earlier works, such as.

Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory. Christopher Bobonich examines later dialogues, with a special emphasis upon the Laws, and argues that in these late works, Plato both rethinks and revises the basic ethical and political positions that he held in his better-known earlier works, such as Price: $ He is the author of Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics (Oxford) He edited and contributed to Plato's Laws: A Critical Guide (Cambridge).

He previously taught at the University of Chicago, was a Fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values, and Junior Fellow of the National Center for Hellenic Studies/5(8).

'Plato's Utopia Recast' is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory. Christopher Bobonich examines later dialogues, with a special emphasis upon the Laws, and argues that in these late works Plato both rethinks and revises his basic ethical and political positions.

The scope of Plato’s Utopia Recast is inevitably broader than its subtitle might by itself suggest. Bobonich (henceforth ’B’) has to discuss exactly what is ’recast’: where Plato’s ’later ethics and politics’ came from, and how exactly they differ from their earlier (actually, in standard terms, ’middle-period’) counterparts.

Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory.

Christopher Bobonich argues that in these works Plato both rethinks and revises important positions which he held in his better-known earlier works such as the Republic and the Phaedo. "Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory." "Christopher Bobonich argues that in these works Plato both rethinks and revises important positions which he held in his better-known earlier works such as the Republic and the Phaedo.

Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics (Review). George Harvey - - Journal of the History of Philosophy 42 (3) The New Republic a Commentary on Book I of More's Utopia Showing its Relation to Plato's Republic. Book Review | October 01 Plato's Utopia Recast—His Later Ethics and Politics Christopher Bobonich, Plato's Utopia Recast—His Later Ethics and Politics.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. xi, Hendrik Lorenz. Hendrik Lorenz Search for other works by this author on. Bobonich, Christopher, Plato’s Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics, New York: Oxford University Press, About the Book: Plato’s Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato’s later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political opher Bobonich examines later dialogues, with a special emphasis upon the Laws, and argues that in these.

Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory. Christopher Bobonich argues that in these works Plato both rethinks and revises important positions which he held in his better-known earlier works such as the Republic and the ch analyses Plato's shift from a deeply pessimistic view of Author: Christopher Bobonich.

Plato's Utopia Recast: His Later Ethics and Politics | Christopher Bobonich | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Utopia Plato’s Republic: A Utopia For The Individual Alfred Geier says it’s not about the state of the state.

The Republic is Plato’s most famous dialogue, contains many of his best-known arguments and is one of the great classics of world literature. It is also the victim of a serious and widespread misconception, in that it is held to present a political utopia, a polis [city state.

‘ From Republic to the Laws: A Discussion of Christopher Bobonich, Plato's Utopia Recast.’ Oxford Studies in Ancient Philoso pp. – Kamtekar, R.

my book, Plato's Utopia Recast, at the Pacific Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association. My commentators were John Cooper and Jennifer Whiting.

11 March, Talk to the University of Kentucky Philosophy Department as the Visiting Distinguished Faculty Lecturer. 16 December, "Akrasia and Opacity in Plato".

Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory. Christopher Bobonich argues that in these works Plato both rethinks and revises important positions which he held in his better.

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Editor. Christopher Bobonich, Stanford University, California Christopher Bobonich is Professor of Philosophy and, by courtesy, Classics at Stanford University.

He is the author of Plato's Utopia Recast () and of a number of articles on the Laws and other aspects of Greek ethical and political theory.That way the kallipolis is formed allowing money lovers, honour lover and wisdom lovers to practice the good and live a virtuous life which in the long term equals genuine happiness as suggested by Christopher Bobonich (Platos Utopia Recast p).Plato's Utopia Recast is an illuminating reappraisal of Plato's later works, which reveals radical changes in his ethical and political theory.

Christopher Bobonich examines later dialogues, with a special emphasis upon the Laws, and argues that in these late works, Plato both rethinks and revises the basic ethical and poltical positions that.