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Kamtekar, Rachana 1965-

Works: 7 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 2,349 library holdings
Genres: Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: B317, 183.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rachana Kamtekar
Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito by Rachana Kamtekar( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito portrays Socrates' words and deeds during his trial for disbelieving in the gods of Athens and corrupting the Athenian youth, and constitutes a defense of Socrates the man and his way of life - the philosophic life. The twelve essays in the volume, written by leading classical philosophers, investigate various aspects of these works by Plato, including the significance of Plato's characters, Socrates' revolutionary religious ideas, and the relationship between historical events and Plato's texts."--Jacket
A companion to Socrates by Sara Ahbel-Rappe( Book )

37 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written by an outstanding international team of scholars, this Companion explores the profound influence of Socrates on the history of Western philosophy. Discusses the life of Socrates and key philosophical doctrines associated with him Covers the whole range of Socratic studies from the ancient world to contemporary European philosophy Examines Socrates' place in the larger philosophical traditions of the Hellenistic world, the Roman Empire, the Arabic world, the Renaissance, and contemporary Europe Addresses interdisciplinary subjects such as Socrates and Nietzsche, Socrates and psychoanalysis, and representations of Socrates in art Helps readers to understand the meaning and significance of Socrates across the ages."--Publisher's website
Virtue and happiness : essays in honour of Julia Annas( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This special volume of Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy presents sixteen specially written essays on virtue and happiness, and the treatment of these topics by thinkers from the fifth century BC to the third century AD. It is published in honour of Julia Annas (University of Arizona)--one of the leading scholars in the field
Plato's moral psychology : intellectualism, the divided soul, and the desire for good by Rachana Kamtekar( Book )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachana Kamtekar offers a new understanding of Plato's account of the soul and its impact on our living well or badly, virtuously or viciously. She argues that throughout the dialogues Plato maintains that human beings have a natural desire for our own good, and that actions and conditions contrary to this desire are involuntary
Friendship in Plato's politics by Rachana Kamtekar( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford studies in ancient philosophy : essays in honour of Julia Annas( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A companion to Socrates( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.17 for Plato's Eu ... to 0.99 for Oxford stu ...)

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Alternative Names
Kamtekar, Rachana

English (78)