The Ultimate Atlantis Collection (Six-Book Edition)

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The Ultimate Atlantis Collection (Six-Book Edition) is a remarkable anthology that spans a plethora of literary styles and scholarly pursuits, encompassing philosophy, science, fiction, and speculation across centuries. The thematic core of this collection explores the enigmatic allure of Atlantis, presenting it not just as a geographical myth, but as a profound symbol of human aspiration, societal collapse, and the pursuit of knowledge. This anthology distinguishes itself by including seminal works that have shaped the Western cultural and intellectual landscape regarding Atlantis, with each piece offering a unique lens through which to interpret the legend. The contributing authors - Plato, Francis Bacon, Ignatius Donnelly, C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne, and William Scott-Elliot - are intellectuals and storytellers whose backgrounds span across different epochs, from ancient philosophy to pre-modern science fiction. Their collective contributions align with various historical, cultural, and literary movements, enriching the collection with a diversity of perspectives. This anthology underscores the enduring fascination with Atlantis through the ages, inviting readers to explore how each author's context informed their interpretation and speculation on the lost continent. This collection is an essential read for anyone intrigued by the myth of Atlantis and its impact on literature, philosophy, and society. It offers an unparalleled opportunity to engage with multiple perspectives within a single volume, demonstrating the timeless relevance and adaptability of the Atlantis narrative. Readers will not only benefit from the educational value of investigating these diverse interpretations and analyses but will also appreciate the rich dialogue that emerges between these varying accounts. The Ultimate Atlantis Collection (Six-Book Edition) is an invitation to embark on a journey of exploration, reflection, and intellectual enlightenment.

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Plato (circa 427-347 BCE) stands as a pivotal figure in the development of Western philosophy. A student of Socrates and a teacher of Aristotle, Plato's work lays the foundation for much of Western thought. Born into an aristocratic Athenian family, he was expected to enter politics, but the execution of Socrates in 399 BCE profoundly influenced him to the philosophical path. Plato's dialogues, characterized by their dialectical style and Socratic questioning, explore various areas of philosophy, including ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, and political theory. One of the most significant works attributed to him is 'The Republic,' where through the character Socrates, he discusses justice, the ideal state, and the philosopher-king concept. Plato also founded the Academy in Athens, one of the earliest known organized schools in Western civilization, where education and philosophical inquiry were paramount. Though 'The Ultimate Atlantis Collection (Six-Book Edition)' is not a classical work but likely a modern compilation inspired by his famous dialogue 'Timaeus,' wherein the story of Atlantis is mentioned, it speaks to how Plato's influence extends far beyond his time, inspiring countless interpretations and adaptations of his ideas. His contributions encapsulate a literary style that seamlessly merges narrative with profound philosophical insights.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 980 Seiten

Größe: 1,3 MB

ISBN: 8596547390862