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Republic By Plato

Republic
by Plato

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This is a new English translation of one of the central works of Western philosophy. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Plato's classic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy.
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Republic by Plato

The central work of one of the West's greatest philosophers, The Republic of Plato is a masterpiece of insight and feeling, the finest of the Socratic dialogues, and one of the great books of Western culture. This new translation captures the dramatic realism, poetic beauty, intellectual vitality, and emotional power of Plato at the height of his powers. Deftly weaving three main strands of argument into an artistic whole--the ethical and political, the aesthetic and mystical, and the metaphysical--Plato explores in The Republic the elements of the ideal community, where morality can be achieved in a balance of wisdom, courage, and restraint.

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About Plato



About the Translator:
Robin Waterfield is a writer and editor living in Great Britain.

Additional information

GOR002008615
Republic by Plato
Plato
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1994-06-01
497
0192829092
9780192829092
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.