Table of contents for Plato's fable : on the mortal condition in shadowy times / Joshua Mitchell.

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CONTENTS
PREFACE	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
A Note on the Translation
	
INTRODUCTION	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
§1. Imitation in Mortal Life 	.	.	. 	.	.	.	. x
		A. The Disappointments of Reason	.	.	.	.	. x
		B. Hegel and the Origins of "Identity Politics"	.	.	. x
		C. Rousseau's Gentler Form of Imitation	.	.	.	. x
		D. Beyond the Reformation Categories of "Identity Politics"
 and Socialization	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§2. Reason Revisited: Plato's Critique of "Rationality"	.	. 	. x
		A. Honor's Place	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x 
		B. (Divine) Reason	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§3. The Mortal Condition in Shadowy Times	.	.	.	. x
 PLATO'S FABLE 	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§1. Rendering Each Its Due 	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§2. The Origin of the City	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§3. Fables, Lies, and Medicine 	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§4. Fool's Gold 	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§5. Noble Education--and Beyond	. 	.	.	.	.	. x
	§6. From the City to the Soul	 	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§7. The Philosopher	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§8. The Hunt for the Good	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§9. The Decline toward Tyranny 	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		A. Timocracy		.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		B. Oligarchy .	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		C. Democracy 	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x 		D. Tyranny 	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§10. The Prisoner's Dilemma 	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		A. Envy 	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		B. Sado-Masochism 	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		C. Rights, and the Relativity of All Things	.	.	.	. x
		D. Averting Ruptures		.	.	.	.	.	. x
		E. The Pathos of Measurement, and Power	.	.	.	. x
		F. Trivia 	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		G. Medical Crises, Legal Gridlock	.	.	.	.	. x 	§11. Ethics as	First Science 	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		A. Beyond Debt	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
		B. The Misplaced Search for Origins	.	.	.	. x
		C. The Opinings of the Divided Soul		.	.	.	. x
		D. The Inaction of the Divided Soul	.	.	.	.	. x
 CONCLUSION	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§1. The Fable of Liberalism	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
	§2. The Tocquevillean Wager: Mimesis and the
 Mediational Site of Renewal	.	.	.	.	. x
 §3. The Socratic Wager: Mimesis and the Philosophical
 Practice of Death	.	.	.	.	.	. x
BIBLIOGRAPHY	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	.	. x
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Plato. Republic.
Political anthropology -- Greece -- History.
Philosophical anthropology -- Greece -- History.
Classical literature -- History and criticism.