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Squares: Ideas from Plato’s Republic

Synopsis
This film introduces the (so-called) ‘two worlds’ aspect of the theory of forms, and the mathematical route to understanding the forms; it considers in what way democracy may be said to be irrational; it illustrates Plato’s conviction that justice is to do with order in the soul, as well as in the state. An extended commentary which accompanies the film is available to download from the Krasny Film website: http://www.krasny.co.uk/SquaresCommentary.pdf
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Notes
Also available in NTSC format
Subjects
Mathematics; Philosophy
Keywords
philosophy of science; mathematical concepts; Plato

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£15.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
31 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

Krasnyfilms

Email
postmaster@krasny.co.uk
Web
http://www.krasny.co.uk/index.htm External site opens in new window
Address
The Mill
Monksilver
Taunton
Somerset
TA4 4JA
United Kingdom

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