31 May 2007

A One-Clickable Book

Every once in a while there is a book in ancient philosophy which one feels one must read or be from that time onward considerably impoverished as a scholar. Malcolm Schofield's Plato: Political Philosophy has been described to me as such a book (it's been described, even, as a page-turner that is difficult to put down).

Richard Kraut's informative review today confirmed that judgment, and made the decision unavoidable. After reading Kraut I went directly to Amazon One-Click....

(Now, if OUP wishes to use this as a blurb, they will have to cite a blog. I wonder if that's been done before?)