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    DescriptionFamous 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.


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    Title
    The Republic
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plato
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486411217
    ISBN 10: 0486411214
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI019000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25230
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL010000
    DC22: 321.07
    DC21: 321.07
    BISAC V2.8: LCO003000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 321/.07
    LC classification: JC71 .P35 2000B
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    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    18 April 2000
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Plato ranks among the most familiar ancient philosophers, along with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle. In addition to writing philosophical dialogues -- used to teach logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion, and mathematics as well as philosophy -- he founded Athens' Academy, the Western world's first institution of higher learning.