Omslagtekst The Phaedo is acknowledged to be one of Plato’s masterpieces, showing him both as a philosopher and as a dramatist at the height of his powers. For its moving account of the execution of Socrates, the Phaedo ranks among the supreme literary achievements of antiquity. It is also a document crucial to the understanding of many ideas deeply ingrained in western culture, and provides one of the best introductions to Plato’s thought. This new edition is eminently suitable for readers new to Plato, offering a readable translation which is accessible without the aid of a commentary and assumes no prior knowledge of the ancient Greek world or language.
Auteur: Milan Kundera Titel: The unbearable lightness of being Genre: Literatuur Taal: Engels Jaar: 1984 ISBN: 9780571200832 Aantal pagina’s: 314 Gelezen: Juli 2016
Omslagtekst: The unbearable lightness of being is a story of irreconcilable love and infidelities in which Milan Kundera addresses himself to the nature of twentieth-century ‘Being’ – offering a wide range of brilliant and amusing philosophical speculations. First published in 1984, Kundera’s masterly novel encompasses the extremes of comedy and tragedy and was at once hailed by critics as a contemporary classic’