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

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    DescriptionLong 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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    Title
    The Republic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plato, Volume editor Alan Bloom, Translated by Allan Bloom
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 512
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780465069347
    ISBN 10: 0465069347
    Classifications

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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15200
    DC22: 321.07
    DC21: 321.07
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    LC classification: JC71.P35 1
    DC22: 321/.07
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: JC71 .P35 1991B
    Thema V1.0: QDHA, QDTS
    Edition
    2, New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    indexes, glossary
    Publisher
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    BASIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    03 October 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    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).
    Table of contents
    * Book I * Book II * Book III * Book IV * Book V * Book VI * BOOK VII * BOOK VIII * BOOK IX * BOOK X * Interpretive Essay