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Acastos Two Platonic Dialogues by Iris Murdoch

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Published by Viking Adult .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Socrates,
  • Philosophy,
  • Greek Literature,
  • Murdoch, Iris - Prose & Criticism,
  • Plato,
  • Drama,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Dialogues, English,
  • Imaginary conversations,
  • Philosophers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7642533M
ISBN 100670800740
ISBN 109780670800742

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Check out this great listen on vanbuskirkphotos.com Acastos: Two Platonic Dialogues is Murdoch’s philosophical masterpiece featuring fictionalized discussions between the intellectual giants of the classical world, including Socrates and Plato. Described by Acastos, a friend of Plato’s, the ri. Nov 20,  · Book Summary: The title of this book is Acastos, deux dialogues platoniciens (Tête à tête) (French Edition) and it was written by Iris vanbuskirkphotos.com particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is Nov 20, It was published by L ARCHE. The 10 digit ISBN is and the 13 digit ISBN is "Witty and profound" musings on questions of art and religion from a celebrated novelist known for her philosophical explorations (Library Journal). For centuries, the works of Plato, featuring his mentor and teacher Socrates, have illuminated philosophical discussions. In Acastos: Two Platonic Dia. Nov 06,  · Acastos - Two Platonic Dialogues by Iris Murdoch. November 6, by vel veeter Leave a Comment. This book contains two dialogues written as if to be performed, but I listened to the audiobook read by a single narrator and it was fine. Iris Murdorch, along with being an accomplished novelist is also a trained philosopher with a PhD and so.