plato s the republic

Book Title : Plato s Republic
Author : Plato
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release Date : 1987
Pages : 3
ISBN : UIUC:30112023823260
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Plato s Republic Books 1 10
Author : Plato
Publisher : Agora Publications, Inc.
Release Date : 2001
Pages : 408
ISBN : 1887250255
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Greek philosopher Plato was born in Athens in 428 B.C. He created dramatic dialogues, probably intended for oral performance, but seldom presented in that format until Agora Publications launched this series of dramatizations in 1994. The Republic explores most of the fundamental questions of philosophy, beginning with a search for how to define justice, moving to a quest for a model of the best possible human community, and concluding with reflections on the immortality of the soul.

Book Title : Plato s Republic
Author : Sean Sayers
Publisher :
Release Date : 1999
Pages : 178
ISBN : UOM:39015051443722
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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THIS BOOK PROVIDES a clear, lively and highly readable introduction to the main themes of Plato's Republic. It covers Plato's social and political thought, his moral philosophy, his epistemology and metaphysics, and his philosophy of art and literature. Plato's theories in all these areas are presented in concise and straightforward terms. They are located in the context of the views of subsequent philosophers and critically assessed in the light of current debates. The contemporary significance of Plato's ideas is emphasized throughout.Lucid and thought-provoking, this book succeeds in making a broad range of fundamental philosophical ideas widely accessible. It provides an ideal introduction to the Republic for students in courses in philosophy, political and social thought, classical studies, religious studies, literary theory, etc., as well as for the general reader.

Book Title : Plato s Republic
Author : Richard Kraut
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release Date : 2000-01-01
Pages : 240
ISBN : 9780585071558
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Designed for courses in the history of philosophy, social and political theory, government, and Plato specifically, Plato's Republic: Critical Essays will enrich students' understanding of this profoundly influential work. The comprehensive collection covers Plato's social and political thought, his metaphysics and epistemology, his ethical theory, and his attitude towards women. The essays, chosen for their clarity and ability to stimulate student discussion, are related to one another in ways that will help students see the connections among the various strands of Plato's thought. The book includes an index of passages to guide students through parts of the Republic that they find challenging.

Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to Plato s Republic
Author : G. R. F. Ferrari
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2007
Pages : 533
ISBN : 9780521839631
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Provides a fresh and comprehensive account of the most frequently read work of Greek philosophy.

Book Title : Republic Grube Edition
Author : Plato
Publisher : Hackett Publishing
Release Date : 1992
Pages : 320
ISBN : 0872201368
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Since its publication in 1974, scholars throughout the humanities have adopted G M A Grube's masterful translation of the Republic as the edition of choice for their study and teaching of Plato's most influential work. In this brilliant revision, C D C Reeve furthers Grube's success both in preserving the subtlety of Plato's philosophical argument and in rendering the dialogue in lively, fluent English, that remains faithful to the original Greek. This revision includes a new introduction, index, and bibliography by Reeve.

Book Title : Plato The Republic
Author : Plato
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2000-09-25
Pages : 382
ISBN : 052148443X
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Presents the most important of the Socratic dialogues as if it were a conversation; deals with the creation of an ideal commonwealth and ranks as one of the earliest Utopian works.

Book Title : Blindness and Reorientation
Author : C.D.C. Reeve
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2013
Pages : 214
ISBN : 9780199934430
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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C. D. C. Reeve develops a powerful new account of the age-old argument over whether the just are happier than the unjust, drawing from a new understanding of Plato's conception of philosophy.

Book Title : Plato s Republic
Author : Stanley Rosen
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release Date : 2008
Pages : 423
ISBN : 0300126921
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In this book a distinguished philosopher offers a comprehensive interpretation of Plato's most controversial dialogue. Treating the Republic as a unity and focusing on the dramatic form as the presentation of the argument, Stanley Rosen challenges earlier analyses of the Republic (including the ironic reading of Leo Strauss and his disciples) and argues that the key to understanding the dialogue is to grasp the author's intention in composing it, in particular whether Plato believed that the city constructed in the Republic is possible and desirable. Rosen demonstrates that the fundamental principles underlying the just city are theoretically attractive but that the attempt to enact them in practice leads to conceptual incoherence and political disaster. The Republic, says Rosen, is a vivid illustration of the irreconcilability of philosophy and political practice.

Book Title : The Republic
Author : Plato
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2005
Pages : 420
ISBN : 0742543986
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Andrea Tschemplik provides a fresh and accessible translation of Plato's classic work, specially designed to aid newcomers in better understanding and appreciating the text. In addition, this volume provides a range of student-friendly supplements to enhance the learning experience.