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  • The Republic (Oxford University Press, USA) – Trade paperback (1951)
    by Plato, Francis MacDonald Cornford (Editor), F M Cornford (Translator)

    The Republic

    Trade paperback, Oxford University Press, USA
    1951
    English
    Revised ed.
    400 pages

    ISBN: 0195003640
    ISBN-13: 9780195003642

    Essestially an inquiry into morality, the Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Containing crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy, it is also a literary masterpiece: the philosophy is presented for the most part for ordinary readers, who are carried along by the wit and intensity of the dialogue and by Plato's unforgettable images of the human condition. This new, lucid translation is complemented by full explanatory notes and an up-to-date critical ... Show more

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Reviews of The Republic

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by Patrick T on Mar 21, 2013

Enjoyed this book very much. Received in good condition and on time.

Paulo55

Excellent after first 10 pages

by Paulo55 on Nov 6, 2008

If you can keep awake for the first 10 pages the book is excelent. The non-contradition method of Socrates is probably flawless. It can bring many discussions about politics and education that could unfold in positive insights.

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