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The Greek philosopher Plato was born in Athens in 428 B.C. He created dramatic dialogues, probably intended for oral performance, but seldom presented in that format until Agora Publications launched this series of dramatizations in 1994. The Republic explores most of the fundamental questions of philosophy, beginning with a search for how to define justice, moving to a quest for a model of the best possible human community, and concluding with reflections on the immortality of the soul.

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Genre: Philosophy, Ancient
Author: Plato
Publisher: Agora Publications, Inc.
Release: 2001
File: 408 Pages
ISBN-13: 1887250255

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Genre: Political science
Author: Plato
Publisher:
Release: 1888
File: 379 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015001781437

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Genre: Political science
Author: Plato
Publisher:
Release: 1894
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015008727144

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Written around 380 BC, The Republic work is an important contribution to the age old question of how to best structure a society in a just way. Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, it is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. It is considered Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. One of the most important books ever written on the subject of philosophy and political theory. An essential read for any student of philosophy or political science.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Plato
Publisher: Samaira Book Publishers
Release: 2019-03-19
File: 756 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789387550322

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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BCE, concerning the definition of justice, the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War, "there would be jarring anachronisms if any of the candidate specific dates between 432 and 404 were assigned". It is Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. In it, Socrates along with various Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and examine whether or not the just man is happier than the unjust man by considering a series of different cities coming into existence "in speech", culminating in a city (Kallipolis) ruled by philosopher-kings; and by examining the nature of existing regimes. The participants also discuss the theory of forms, the immortality of the soul, and the roles of the philosopher and of poetry in society.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: By Plato
Publisher: BookRix
Release: 2019-06-14
File: 475 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783736801462

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Genre: Political ethics
Author: Plato
Publisher:
Release: 1881
File: 327 Pages
ISBN-13: OXFORD:590792592

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Presents the most important of the Socratic dialogues as if it were a conversation; deals with the creation of an ideal commonwealth and ranks as one of the earliest Utopian works.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Plato
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2000-09-25
File: 382 Pages
ISBN-13: 052148443X

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Author: Plato
Publisher:
Release: 1915
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015027643959

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An authoritative new translation of Plato's The Republic by Christopher Rowe, with notes and an introduction. 'We set about founding the best city we could, because we could be confident that if it was good we would find justice in it' The Republic, Plato's masterwork, was first enjoyed 2,400 years ago and remains one of the most widely-read books in the world: as a foundational work of Western philosophy, and for the richness of its ideas and virtuosity of its writing. Presented as a dialogue between Plato's teacher Socrates and various interlocutors, it is an exhortation to philosophy, inviting its readers to reflect on the choices to be made if we are to live the best life available to us. This complex, dynamic work creates a picture of an ideal society governed not by the desire for money, power or fame, but by philosophy, wisdom and justice. Christopher Rowe's accurate and enjoyable new translation remains faithful to the many variations of the Republic's tone, style and pace. This edition also contains a chronology, further reading, an outline of the work's main arguments and an introduction discussing Plato's relationship with Socrates, and the Republic's style, ideas and historical context.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release: 2012-09-27
File: 496 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780718198916

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The late James Adam's edition of The Republic of Plato was published in 1902 and has long been out of print; it still remains among the most detailed and valuable critical editions available. D. A. Rees, Fellow and Tutor of Jesus College, Oxford, has written an introduction of 15,000 words for this edition. In it, he surveys Adam's work on The Republic and reviews subsequent work on the textual problems, language and meaning of the book. The book is divided into two volumes; Volume I. Introduction and Books I-V, and Volume II, printed here, Books VI-X and Indexes.

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Genre: Literary Collections
Author: Plató
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 1979
File: 538 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780521059640

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