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The Republic (Paperback)

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    Famous philosophical treatise of the 4th century BC concerns itself chiefly with the idea of justice, as well as such Platonic theories as that of ideas, the criticism of poetry, and the philosopher's role. Source of the famous cave myth and ......more

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Famous philosophical treatise of the 4th century BC concerns itself chiefly with the idea of justice, as well as such Platonic theories as that of ideas, the criticism of poetry, and the philosopher's role. Source of the famous cave myth and prototype for other imaginary commonwealths, including those of Cicero, St. Augustine, and More. Benjamin Jowett translation.

Plato ranks among the most familiar ancient philosophers, along with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle. In addition to writing philosophical dialogues used to teach logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion, and mathematics as well as philosophy he founded Athens' Academy, the Western world's first institution of higher learning.

Author:
Plato
Series Title:
Dover Thrift Editions
Genre:
LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
277
Language:
English
Publisher:
Dover Pubns
Publish Date:
04/18/2000
ISBN:
9780486411217
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
5.25 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.5 lb
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