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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 March 2022

Myles Burnyeat
Affiliation:
All Souls College, Oxford
Carol Atack
Affiliation:
Newnham College, Cambridge
Malcolm Schofield
Affiliation:
University of Cambridge
David Sedley
Affiliation:
University of Cambridge
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This volume collects those of Myles Burnyeat’s philosophical publications from his Oxford period and in retirement that were devoted to two particular areas of his Plato scholarship. He had regularly lectured in his Cambridge days on the central books of Plato’s Republic. But it was in these later years that he was able to articulate in extended published form his multi-faceted vision of the dialogue. One highly developed but hitherto unpublished paper (‘Plato and the dairy-maids’) appeared to require only one or two small finishing touches, and is also included. In addition, two short book reviews which address further important aspects of the Republic’s philosophy or literary form are reproduced.

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Print publication year: 2022

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  • Introduction
  • Myles Burnyeat, All Souls College, Oxford
  • Prepared for publication by Carol Atack, Newnham College, Cambridge, Malcolm Schofield, University of Cambridge, David Sedley, University of Cambridge
  • Book: Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy
  • Online publication: 24 March 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009047982.002
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  • Introduction
  • Myles Burnyeat, All Souls College, Oxford
  • Prepared for publication by Carol Atack, Newnham College, Cambridge, Malcolm Schofield, University of Cambridge, David Sedley, University of Cambridge
  • Book: Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy
  • Online publication: 24 March 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009047982.002
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  • Introduction
  • Myles Burnyeat, All Souls College, Oxford
  • Prepared for publication by Carol Atack, Newnham College, Cambridge, Malcolm Schofield, University of Cambridge, David Sedley, University of Cambridge
  • Book: Explorations in Ancient and Modern Philosophy
  • Online publication: 24 March 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009047982.002
Available formats
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