Great Dialogues of Plato Author:Plato. Translated by W.H.D. Rouse The Republic and other great dialogues by the immortal Greek philosopher Plato, masterpieces which form part of the most imporant single body of writing in the history of philosophy, are here translated in a modern version. Beauty, Love, Immortality, Knowledge and Justice are discussed in these dialogues which magnificently express the glowing ... more »spirit of Platonic philosophy.
This paperbound volume, containing more dialogues than any other inexpensive edition, was translated by W.H.D. Rouse, one of the world's most oustanding classical scholars and the translator of HOmer's Th eOdyssey and The Iliad.« less
I have two copies of this book when I was studying Plato in college and in high school. This is a nice handy pocket Plato that contains the Symposium, Meno, The Republic, Crito, Phaedo, Ion, and Apology. Certainly, this is philosophy and is dense but it was a joy to poke through slowly.