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    Symposium

    By Plato

    Paperback £9.96

    A translation that offers an introduction presenting both basic information and a sense of scholarly opinion.

    Protagoras

    By Plato

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    Presents the translation of a dialogue on virtue, wisdom, and the nature of sophistic teaching. This title provides an introduction that illuminates the dialogue's perennial interest, its Athenian political background, and the particular difficulties and ironic nuances of its argument.

    Gorgias

    By Plato

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    The struggle which Plato has Socrates recommend to his interlocutors in Gorgias - and to his readers - is the struggle to overcome the temptations of worldly success and to concentrate on genuine morality. Ostensibly an enquiry into the value of rhetoric, the dialogue soon becomes an investigation into the...

    The Theaetetus of Plato

    By Plato

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    A remarkable book, destined to become a classic in its field. In the lucidity, penetration, and rigor of its analyses of the philosophical positions with which Plato experiments in this dialogue and in its power to connect these positions with present day metaphysical and epistemological theories it has no superior.

    Defence of Socrates, Euthyphro, Crito

    By Plato

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    These new translations of the Defence of Socrates, the Euthyphro, and the Crito present Plato's remarkable dramatizations of the momentous events surrounding the trial of Socrates in 399 BC, on charges of irreligion and corrupting the young. They form a dramatic and thematic sequence, raising fundamental questions about the basis...

    Laws: Bks. VII-XII

    By Plato

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    The great Athenian philosopher Plato was born in 427 BCE and lived to be eighty. Acknowledged masterpieces among his works are the "Symposium," which explores love in its many aspects, from physical desire to pursuit of the beautiful and the good, and the "Republic," which concerns righteousness and also treats...

    Timaeus and Critias

    By Plato

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    In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet...

    The Allegory of the Cave

    By Plato

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    Place of publication from publisher's website.

    Selected Myths

    By Plato

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    This volume brings together ten of the most celebrated Platonic myths, from eight of Plato's dialogues ranging from the early Protagoras and Gorgias to the late Timaeus and Critias. They include the famous myth of the cave from Republic as well as 'The Judgement of Souls' and 'The Birth of...

    Republic, Volume II

    By Plato

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    Plato's Republic concerns righteousness both in individuals and in communities, and proposes an ideal state organized and governed on philosophical principles. This edition, which replaces Shorey's, offers text, translation, and annotation that are fully current with modern scholarship. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Plato is in 12 volumes.

    Last Days of Socrates

    By Plato

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    Presents an account of Socrates' trial and death 399 BC. This title develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one's self and shows Socrates living and dying under his philosophy. It focuses on the themes of identity and confrontation.

    Republic

    By Plato

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    The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success incombining fidelity to Plato's text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of newscholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974.

    Statesman

    By Plato

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    An annotated and modified version of the translation published by Aris and Phillips Ltd. A model of accuracy and fluency, Christopher Rowe's translation of Statesman--as modified for publication in Plato, Complete Works Hackett Publishing Co., 1997--is now available in a student edition, with a brief introduction, notes, and a select...

    Republic

    By Plato

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    Republic

    By Plato

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    "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. This title presents a translation of Plato's "The Republic" along...

    The Republic

    By Plato

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    A model for the ideal state includes discussions of the nature and application of justice, the role of the philosopher in society, the goals of education, and the effects of art upon character.

    Phaedo

    By Plato

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    The Phaedo is acknowledged to be one of Plato's greatest masterpieces, showing him both as a philosopher and as a dramatist at the height of his powers. For its moving account of the execution of Socrates, the Phaedo ranks among the supreme literary achievements of antiquity. It is also a...

    The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four Dialogues

    By Plato

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    Meno and Other Dialogues

    By Plato

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    In these four dialogues Plato considers virtue and its definition. Charmides, Laches, and Lysis investigate the specific virtues of self-control, courage, and friendship; the laterMeno discusses the concept of virtue as a whole, and whether it is something that can be taught.

    Republic

    By Plato

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    Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy. It is also a literary masterpiece: the philosophy is presented for the most part for the ordinary reader, who is...

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