The Republic

The Republic

By (author) Plato , Volume editor Alan Bloom , Translated by Allan Bloom


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Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of Platos Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed work is the first strictly literal translation of a timeless classic. This second edition includes a new introduction by Professor Bloom, whose careful translation and interpretation of The Republic was first published in 1968. In addition to the corrected text itself there is also a rich and valuable essayas well as indexeswhich will better enable the reader to approach the heart of Platos intention.

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 154 x 234 x 30mm | 639.56g
  • 03 Oct 1991
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • New York
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • indexes, glossary
  • 0465069347
  • 9780465069347
  • 44,896

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Allan Bloom is professor of social thought at the University of Chicago. The author of many books, including "The Closing of the American Mind," he is also the translator of Rousseau s "Emile" (Basic Books, 1979)."

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