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The Republic

by Plato

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|June 26, 2007

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Plato's The Republic is widely acknowledged as the cornerstone of Western philosophy. Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, it is an inquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within…
The Symposium

The Symposium

by Christopher Plato

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|April 29, 2003

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A fascinating discussion on sex, gender, and human instincts, as relevant today as ever In the course of a lively drinking party, a group of Athenian intellectuals exchange views on eros, or desire. From their conversation emerges a series of subtle reflections…
The Last Days Of Socrates

The Last Days Of Socrates

by Christopher Plato

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|January 25, 2011

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"Consider just this, and give your minds to this alone: whether or not what I say is just" Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BC) is a significant moment in Classical literature and the life of Classical Athens. In these four dialogues, Plato…
The Collected Dialogues of Plato

The Collected Dialogues of Plato

by Lane Plato

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|October 21, 1961

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All the writings of Plato generally considered to be authentic are here presented in the only complete one-volume Plato available in English. The editors set out to choose the contents of this collected edition from the work of the best British and American…
Gorgias

Gorgias

by Plato

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|May 17, 2008

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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…
Plato And A Platypus Walk Into A Bar . . .: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes
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This New York Times bestseller is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they’d had in school. Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar ... has been a breakout bestseller ever since authors—and born vaudevillians—Thomas…
Symposium

Symposium

by Plato

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|August 15, 2008

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In his celebrated masterpiece, Symposium, Plato imagines a high-society dinner-party in Athens in 416 BC at which the guests include the comic poet Aristophanes and, of course, Plato's mentor Socrates. The power, humour, and pathos of Plato's creation engages…

The Republic And Other Works

by Plato

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|June 1, 1960

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A compilation of the essential works of Plato in  one paperback volume: The Republic, The  Symposium, Parmenides, Euthyphro, Apology,  Crito , and Phaedo .
The Trial And Death Of Socrates: Four Dialogues
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The Dialogues of Plato (427-347 B.C.) rank with the writings of Aristotle as the most important and influential philosophical works in Western thought. In them Plato cast his teacher Socrates as the central disputant in colloquies that brilliantly probe a vast…
The Philosopher in Plato's Statesman

The Philosopher in Plato's Statesman

by Mitchell H. Miller

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|December 31, 1979

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others in his discipline tend not to bring their studies to bear on the substance of the dialogues. Conversely, philosophical interpreters have generally felt free to approach the extensive logical and ontological, cosmological, and political doctrines of the…
The Cave And The Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, And The Struggle For The Soul Of Western…
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The definitive sequel to  New York Times bestseller  How the Scots Invented the Modern World  is a magisterial account of how the two greatest thinkers of the ancient world, Plato and Aristotle, laid the foundations of Western culture—and how…
Five Dialogues

Five Dialogues

by Benjamin Plato

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|January 1, 2013

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The ancient Greek Philosopher Plato was born around 425 BCE to an aristocratic family. He enjoyed the privilege of being a student of Socrates, but would eventually go on to form his own school, the Academy. Plato, most remembered for his philosophical work "The…
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