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Author: Plato, Robin Waterfield (Translator)
The central work of one of the West's greatest philosophers, The Republic of Plato is a masterpiece of insight and feeling, the finest of the Socratic dialogues, and one of the great books of Western culture. This new translation captures the dramatic realism, poetic beauty, intellectual vitality, and emotional power of Plato at the...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780192833709
ISBN-10: 0192833707
Publication Date: 5/28/1998
Pages: 475
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Read for my Philosophy Classics class. An easier philosophical read, the points are easy to see and the points are interesting. :)
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This book is about JUSTICE. The definition, how to achieve it, and all things related to it. It's a classic, that should be taught in high schools. A bit of a difficult read at times, but try reading it out of order. For class, we read it much out of sequence (1,2,5,7,9,3,8,11,4,6,10) it made a lot more sence, and left you feeling with the urge to go storm the White House for a reform.
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