Laws 1 and 2

2016.05.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Plato, Laws 1 and 2, Susan Sauvé Meyer (tr. and comm.), Oxford University Press, 2015, 361pp., $74.00 (hbk.), ISBN
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2016.05.23 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Plato, Laws 1 and 2, Susan Sauvé Meyer (tr. and comm.), Oxford University Press, 2015, 361pp., $74.00 (hbk.), ISBN 9780199604081. Reviewed by David J. Riesbeck, Rice University Philosophical interest in Plato's Laws has recently seen a resurgence following a long period of relative neglect. The works of André Laks and Christopher Bobonich, among others, have inspired philosophers of an analytic persuasion to take the Laws more seriously in its own right, and the quantity and quality of scholarship have increased accordingly. Yet up to now, readers looking for a philosophically sensitive commentary on the work in English have had nowhere to turn. E.B. England's 1921 commentary remains serviceable for those concerned with philological matters, and Klaus Schöpsdau's recently completed multi-volume commentary is a boon for scholars who read German. Readers looking for a more concise but sophisticated treatment,. . .

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