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Plato etc problems of philosophy and their resolution by Roy Bhaskar

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRoy Bhaskar ; with a new introduction by Mervyn Hartwig
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1618.B473 P53 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 267 p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24561766M
ISBN 100415563712, 0415454921, 0203860063
ISBN 109780415563710, 9780415454926, 9780203860069
LC Control Number2009030420
OCLC/WorldCa429749076

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People unite to form a community because of mutual needs: food, dwelling, the growing of food, and so on. And since it is a given that people are born with various talents, or abilities, it follows that they should be assigned various levels of employment in order to ensure the common good and to perfect the stability of the state: Some should be farmers, some carpenters, tailors, . For Plato, the same importance of calculation holds true for the study of harmonics, which Pythagoreans had already advanced. Socrates tells Glaucon point-blank that it is not our intent to teach these future Guardians to keep time, or something like three-part harmony or, so to speak, to tap their feet. Plato: I have, and think it odd they do this. Socrates: How so, Plato? Plato: It is like reminding a baker he is a baker, or a sculptor he is a sculptor. Socrates: You mean to say if someone is convinced of their trade, they have no need to be reminded. Plato: That is correct. Socrates: I . Plato Etc. seeks to revindicate the philosophical project, and to demonstrate that the author's "dialectical critical realism" has the categorical power to remedy the problem fields of philosophy. The book serves both as a critical introduction to philosophy and as .