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The central work of one of the West's greatest philosophers, The Republic of Plato is a masterpiece of insight and feeling, the finest of the Socratic dialogues, and one of the great books of Western culture. This new translation captures the dramatic realism, poetic beauty, intellectual vitality, and emotional power of Plato at the height of his powers. Deftly weaving three main strands of argument into an artistic whole--the ethical and political, the aesthetic and mystical, and the metaphysical--Plato explores in The Republic the elements of the ideal community, where morality can be achieved in a balance of wisdom, courage, and restraint.

About the Author

About the Translator:

Robin Waterfield is a writer and editor living in Great Britain.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192126047
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford England ;
Author:
Plato
Author:
Waterfield, Robin
Author:
null, Robin
Subject:
Philosophy | History | Ancient
Subject:
History & Theory
Series:
The World's Classics
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19931007
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
20 halftones
Pages:
558
Dimensions:
8.75 x 5.75 x 1.521 in 1.894 lb

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