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  • The Republic by Plato
    The Republic (English, Hardback)

    The newest deluxe edition in the bestselling Capstone Classics Series This ancient classic has had a make-over. In recent years these Capstone Classic deluxe editions have caught the book buying public's imagination.

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  • The Last Days of Socrates by Plato
    The Last Days of Socrates (English, Paperback)

    Presents an account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BC). This title develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one's self and shows Socrates living and dying under his philosophy. It focuses on the themes of identity and confrontation.

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  • The Last Days of Socrates by Plato
    The Last Days of Socrates (English, Paperback)

    The trial and condemnation of Socrates for heresy and corrupting young minds is a defining moment in the history of Classical Athens. In tracing these events through four dialogues, Plato also developed his own philosophy, based on Socrates' manifesto for a life guided by self-responsibilty.

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  • Plato: Five Dialogues by Plato
    Plato: Five Dialogues (English, Paperback)

    Presents Grube's translations. This title includes a number of footnotes along with a bibliography.

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  • The Republic by Plato
    The Republic (English, Paperback)

    Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, this book is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. It addresses the purpose of education and the role of both women and men as 'guardians' of the people.

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  • Republic by Plato
    Republic (English, Paperback)

    "The Republic" deals with almost the whole range of Plato's thought, but is particularly concerned with what makes a well-balanced society and individual. It combines argument with myth to advocate a life organized by reason rather than dominated by leisures and appetites.

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  • The Influential Classics Collection: The Republic and The Prince by Plato
    The Influential Classics Collection: The Republic and The Prince (English, Hardback)

    Professional guidance from history s greatest philosophers The quest for the perfect life is nothing new. If you are looking for guidance to help navigate the pitfalls of your professional and personal life then you could do worse than listening to the great philosophers Plato and Machiavelli.

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  • Symposium and The Death of Socrates by Plato
    Symposium and The Death of Socrates (English, Paperback)

    "Symposium" gives an account of the sparkling society that was Athens at the height of her empire. The other dialogues collected here under the title "The Death of Socrates" tell the tale of how Socrates was put on trial for impiety, found guilty and sentenced to death.

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  • Republic, Volume I by Plato
    Republic, Volume I (Multiple languages, Hardback)

    Plato's Republic concerns righteousness both in individuals and in communities, and proposes an ideal state organized and governed on philosophical principles. This edition, which replaces Shorey's, offers text, translation, and annotation that are fully current with modern scholarship. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Plato is in 12 volumes.

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  • Meno and Other Dialogues by Plato
    Meno and Other Dialogues (English, Paperback)

    In these four dialogues Plato considers virtue and its definition. Charmides, Laches, and Lysis investigate the specific virtues of self-control, courage, and friendship; the laterMeno discusses the concept of virtue as a whole, and whether it is something that can be taught.

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  • Phaedo by Plato
    Phaedo (English, Paperback)

    Displays the philospher's talent at both philosophy and drama as he recounts the execution of Socrates and expounds on ideas deeply ingrained in Western culture.

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  • Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo by Plato
    Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo (Multiple languages, Hardback)

    Works in this volume recount the circumstances of Socrates' trial and execution in 399 BC. Euthyphro attempts to define holiness; Apology is Socrates' defense speech; in Crito he discusses justice and defends his refusal to be rescued from prison; Phaedo offers arguments for the immortality of the soul.

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  • Statesman by Plato
    Statesman (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    An annotated and modified version of the translation published by Aris and Phillips Ltd.A model of accuracy and fluency, Christopher Rowe's translation of Statesman--as modified for publication in Plato, Complete Works (Hackett Publishing Co., 1997)--is now available in a student edition, with a brief introduction, notes, and a select bibliography.

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  • Symposium by Plato
    Symposium (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    A translation that offers an introduction presenting both basic information and a sense of scholarly opinion.

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  • Symposium by Plato
    Symposium (English, Paperback)

    In his celebrated masterpiece, Symposium, Plato imagines a high-society dinner-party in Athens in 416 BC. The guests--including the comic poet Aristophanes and Plato's mentor Socrates--each deliver a short speech in praise of love. The sequence of dazzling speeches culminates in Socrates' famous account of the views of Diotima, a prophetess who taught him that love is our means of trying to attain...

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  • Timaeus and Critias by Plato
    Timaeus and Critias (English, Paperback)

    In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts.

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  • Socrates' Defence by Plato
    Socrates' Defence (English, Paperback)

    Somewhere between a historical account and work of philosophy, this book details the final plea of author's beloved mentor.

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  • Plato: Complete Works by Plato
    Plato: Complete Works (English, Hardback)

    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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  • Republic by Plato
    Republic (English, Paperback)

    The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success incombining fidelity to Plato's text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of newscholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974.

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  • Republic by Plato
    Republic (English, Paperback)

    A model for the ideal state includes discussion of the nature and application of justice, the role of the philosopher in society, the goals of education, and the effects of art upon character.

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