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Plato: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 13/02/2003, £8.99
Focuses on the philosophy and argument of Plato's writings, drawing the reader into Plato's way of doing philosophy and the general themes of his thinking. This work discusses his style of writing: his use of the dialogue form, his use of what we call fiction, and his philosophical transformation of myths.

Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 12/10/2000, £8.99
Aims to introduce readers to some ancient debates and ancient developments. Getting away from the presentation of ancient philosophy as a succession of Great Thinkers, this book talks about ancient philosophy's variety of themes and styles.