David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy of the Social Sciences 37 (3):315-347 (2007)
Tel-Aviv University and York University, Toronto Plato suggested ways to regulate and integrate slaves within the legal system of his Utopian Cretan polis Magnesia as described in his work, Laws . This text alone invalidates most criticism of Popper's presentation of Plato's political views. His 50-year-old reading of Plato fits the text better than any other. To preserve the noble tradition of classical scholarship, classical scholars should acknowledge explicitly that he was correct, and that by now they have surreptitiously incorporated the substance of his views. Key Words: Plato slavery apologetics classical scholarship Laws Popper.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Plato (1986). Plato's Theaetetus: Part I of The Being of the Beautiful. University of Chicago Press.
Robert Mayhew (ed.) (2008). Plato: Laws 10: Translated with an Introduction and Commentary. OUP Oxford.
Plato (1986). Plato's Statesman: Part III of The Being of the Beautiful. University Of Chicago Press.
Glenn R. Morrow (1960/1993). Plato's Cretan City: A Historical Interpretation of the Laws. Princeton University Press.
Norman Gulley (1975). Notes on Plato's Laws Trevor J. Saunders: Notes on the Laws of Plato (Bulletin Supplement No. 28.) Pp. Xvii+148. London: University of London Institute of Classical Studies, 1972. Paper, £1·75. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 25 (01):16-18.
I. M. Crombie (1984). Plato's Laws R. F. Stalley: An Introduction to Plato's Laws. Pp. X + 208. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1933. £15. The Classical Review 34 (02):207-209.
Christopher Bobonich (ed.) (2010). Plato's "Laws": A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press.
R. G. Bury (1922). The Laws of Plato The Laws of Plato. The Text, Edited with Introduction, Notes, Etc., by E. B. England, Litt.D. Two Vols. 8vo. Pp. X + 641; 669. Manchester University Press; London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1921. 10s. + 10s. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 36 (7-8):173-175.
Plato (1986). Plato's Sophist: Part II of The Being of the Beautiful. University of Chicago Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads16 ( #102,406 of 1,101,088 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #290,992 of 1,101,088 )
How can I increase my downloads?