The Republic and Laws of Plato: Proceedings of the First Symposium Platonicum Pragense Held on 4th-5th April 1997 in Prague), Praha 1999. This volume contains thirteen contributions presented at the First Symposium Platonicum Pragense. The papers are written by top Czech and foreign scholars and discuss central themes of Plato’s political philosophy: a dialogical character of Plato’s Republic (N. Blössner, T. Ebert, A. Havlicek), proposals concerning the best city and its criticism (T. M. Robinson, K. Thein, M. Mraz), the place of Plato’s Laws in Platonic corpus (F. L. Lisi, J.-F. Pradeau, J. Tomin), the importance of laws in Plato’s political philosophy (D. Papadis, L. Brisson), relation between Plato’s metaphysics and political philosophy (A. L. Pierris), connection with the modern political discusion (M. Bednar).
Edited by Aleš Havlíček, Translated by Štěpán Blahůšek, Karel Císař, Pavel Hobza, Martin Pokorný, Jan Sokol, Robert Šamánek and Karel Thein.
Paperback, Published 1999, 204 pages, ISBN 80-86005-88-7.
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