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Woman Question in Plato's Republic - by Mary Townsend (Hardcover)

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In this book, Mary Townsend proposes that, contrary to the current scholarship on Plato's Republic, Socrates does not in fact set out to prove the weakness of women. Rather, she argues that close attention to the drama of the Republic reveals that Plato dramatizes the reluctance of men to allow women into the public sphere and offers a deeply aporetic vision of women’s nature and political position—a vision full of concern not only for the human community, but for the desires of women themselves.
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Philosophy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Lexington Books
Author: Mary Townsend
Language: English
Street Date: August 7, 2017
TCIN: 52814986
UPC: 9781498542692
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-1079
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