The Republic (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Republic Influential philosophical treatise of 4th century BC chiefly concerns the idea of justice, plus Platonic theories of ideas, criticism of poetry, philosopher's role. Source of the cave myth. Jowett translation.
- Published: 18 April 2000
- Format: Paperback 320 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780486411217 ISBN 10: 0486411214
- Sales rank: 2,254
Full description for The Republic
Famous 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.