The Republic of Plato
ISBN: 0465094082
EAN13: 9780465094080
Language: English
Pages: 528
Dimensions: 2.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Basic Books
Book Overview
The definitive translation of the most influential text in this history of Western philosophy Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed work is the first strictly literal translation of a timeless classic. In addition to the annotated text, there is also a rich and valuable essay-as well as indices-which will better enable the reader to approach the heart of Plato's intention. This edition includes an introduction by acclaimed critic Adam Kirsch, setting the work in its intellectual context for a new generation of readers.