Chapter 6. Plato: Ethics

  1. Christopher Shields
  1. Gerasimos Santas

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch6

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

How to Cite

Santas, G. (2003) Plato: Ethics, in The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy (ed C. Shields), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756652.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222149

Online ISBN: 9780470756652

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Keywords:

  • ethics;
  • plato;
  • political philosophy;
  • epistemology;
  • justice

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Great Questions of Ethics in the Republic

  • Theories of Justice and Happiness Plato Opposes and their Methods

  • Plato's own Theory of Justice and Happiness and his own Methods

  • Conclusion

  • References and Recommended Reading