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Dialogues of Plato (paper) - Plato, Justin D. Kaplan
Dialogues of Plato (paper)
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Format: paper
ISBN: 9780671525248 (0671525247)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
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5.0 Plato: Complete Works
Plato and Aristotle between them not only laid the foundations for Western philosophy, many would argue they divided it neatly between them: Plato the one who with his "Allegory of the Cave" gave birth to the idea of an existence beyond our senses, giving a rational gloss to mysticism. Aristotle, th...
Lisa (Harmony)
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5.0 Plato: The Collected Dialogues Including the Letters
Plato and Aristotle between them not only laid the foundations for Western philosophy, many would argue they divided it neatly between them: Plato the one who with his "Allegory of the Cave" gave birth to the idea of an existence beyond our senses, giving a rational gloss to mysticism. Aristotle, th...
AC
AC rated it
This is by far the best edition in English. Jowett is worthless, more a Victorian era paraphrase than a translation, and Cooper et al contains a lot of lousy "updated" translations, though Grube's Republic is in it. Still, nothing compares to Shorey's Republic, which Hamilton prints.Use this edition...
Parnassus Reads
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5.0 Plato: The Collected Dialogues Including the Letters
This book is my bible. I first read it for a college class as an undergrad. One of the first books I remember reading was the Symposium. I ended up dropping that first philosophy class for various reasons. When I came back to school at a different university, I decided to try philosophy again. Synch...
Reading Adler's List
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3.0
Having finally read this from cover to cover (with the exception of The Republic to which I went to Allan Bloom’s translation) one cannot help but feel some sense of achievement. The purist in me loves that the entire corpus of Plato’s works is easily accessible in one volume. But I wouldn’t recom...
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