The Republic

The Republic

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 154 x 234 x 30mm | 639.56g
  • The Perseus Books Group
  • BASIC BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • indexes, glossary
  • 0465069347
  • 9780465069347
  • 61,928

About Plato

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).show more

Table of contents

* Book I * Book II * Book III * Book IV * Book V * Book VI * BOOK VII * BOOK VIII * BOOK IX * BOOK X * Interpretive Essayshow more

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