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Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars--many commissioned especially for this volume--are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works.

Also included are concise introductions by Cooper and Hutchinson to each translation, meticulous annotation designed to serve both scholar and general reader, and a comprehensive index. This handsome volume offers fine paper and a high-quality Smyth-sewn cloth binding in a sturdy, elegant edition.

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The first single edition to include the entire corpus of Plato's works, handsomely bound and featuring new translations by contemporary scholars. Editor Cooper (philosophy, Princeton U.) supplies an introductory essay, cogently discussing questions concerning chronology of composition, commenting on the dialogue form, and offering guidance on reading (and appreciating) Plato's works. Each translation also features an introduction by the editors and careful annotation.
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Synopsis:

This edition includes the entire surviving corpus attributed to Plato in antiquity. In addition to the texts, it contains introductions to the works, discussion on the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and guidance on reading and studying Plato.

About the Author

John M. Cooper is Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780872203495
Editor:
Cooper, John M.
Associate Editor:
Hutchinson, D. S.
Author:
Hutchinson, D. S.
Author:
Cooper, John M.
Author:
Plato
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Location:
Indianapolis, Ind. :
Subject:
Philosophy, ancient
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19970501
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1838
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.38 in 53 oz

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"Synopsis" by , This edition includes the entire surviving corpus attributed to Plato in antiquity. In addition to the texts, it contains introductions to the works, discussion on the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and guidance on reading and studying Plato.
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