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 ...

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    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.

    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.

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    Dimensions 8 in. H x 6 in. W x 1 in. D
    ISBN 9780486411217
    Genre LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Ancient, Classical & Medieval
    Format Paperback
    Pages 277
    Publisher Date 2000-04-18 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Dover Pubns
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Dover Thrift Editions
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Plato

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