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By Plato,C. D. C. Reeve

ISBN-10: 1603848118

ISBN-13: 9781603848114

ISBN-10: 1603848126

ISBN-13: 9781603848121

A Plato Reader deals 8 of Plato's best-known works--Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, Symposium, Phaedrus, and Republic--unabridged, expertly brought and annotated, and in extensively renowned translations through C. D. C. Reeve, G. M. A. Grube, Alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff.

The assortment positive factors Socrates as its relevant personality and a version of the tested lifestyles. Its variety permits us to work out him in motion in very various settings and philosophical modes: from the elenctic Socrates of the Meno and the dialogues referring to his trial and loss of life, to the erotic Socrates of the Symposium and Phaedrus, to the dialectician of the Republic.

Of Reeve's translation of this ultimate masterpiece, Lloyd P. Gerson writes, "Taking complete good thing about S. R. Slings' new Greek textual content of the Republic, Reeve has given us a translation either actual and limpid. Loving awareness to element and deep familiarity with Plato's idea are obtrusive on each web page. Reeve’s outstanding selection to forged the discussion into direct speech produces a compelling influence of immediacy unrivaled through different English translations at the moment available."

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