Jacob Klein (1899-1978) came to St. John's College, Annapolis, in 1938, and remained a Tutor there until his death. From 1949 to 1958 he was Dean. In addition to the lectures and essays collected here, he was author of three books: Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra, A Commentary on Plato's Meno, and Plato's Trilogy: Theaetetus, the Sophist, and the Statesman.
Edited by Robert B. Williamson and Elliott Zuckerman
Paperback, May 2013
Revised and corrected
(original hardback edition 1985)