The Republic by PlatoThe Republic by Plato

The Republic

byPlato

Paperback | April 18, 2000

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Famous philosophical treatise of the 4th century BC concerns itself chiefly with the idea of justice, as well as such Platonic theories as that of ideas, the criticism of poetry, and the philosopher's role. Source of the famous cave myth and prototype for other imaginary commonwealths, including those of Cicero, St. Augustine, and More. Benjamin Jowett translation.

About The Author

Plato was born c. 427 B.C. in Athens, Greece, to an aristocratic family very much involved in political government. Pericles, famous ruler of Athens during its golden age, was Plato's step-father. Plato was well educated and studied under Socrates, with whom he developed a close friendship. When Socrates was publically executed in 399 ...
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Title:The RepublicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:April 18, 2000Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486411214

ISBN - 13:9780486411217

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