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The Republic of Plato - Allan Bloom, Plato
The Republic of Plato
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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. This second edition includes a new introduction by Professor Bloom, whose careful translation and... show more
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. This second edition includes a new introduction by Professor Bloom, whose careful translation and interpretation of The Republic was first published in 1968. In addition to the corrected text itself there is also a rich and valuable essay—as well as indexes—which will better enable the reader to approach the heart of Plato’s intention.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780465069347 (0465069347)
ASIN: 465069347
Publisher: Basic Books
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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It seems somewhat silly to rate The Republic. Despite what one thinks about the book, it’s impact is unquestionable on Western thought. There is temptation to give it 5 stars with little elaboration to hint at its profound transfer of wisdom or 1 star to show how modern thought has made Plato irre...
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