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How Socrates Died By Plato
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The Trial and Death of Socrates, as recounted by his disciple Plato.
How Socrates Died By Plato
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The Trial and Death of Socrates, as recounted by his disciple Plato.
Menexenus (Illustrated) By Plato
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In this dialogue the main characters are Menexenus and Socrates. The source is one of the very few in the Athenian funeral oratory literature. This is an illustrated version of the original work by... More > Plato.< Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is the most famous book and most influential of Plato's philosophy. This Platonic dialogue focuses on justice in the individual and in the city. It is both a political and psychological... More > dialogue which emphasizes mostly around the idea of justice to the extent that its purpose is precisely to show that one can not be separated from each other, that politics is nothing more than attempts by man to bring order, or disorder. In this text, Plato describes it's ideal city as the environment most conducive to the fullness of justice. This edition contains 10 books and is translated by Benjamin Jowett of the University of Oxford.< Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic of Plato is the longest of his works with the exception of the Laws, and is certainly the greatest of them. There are nearer approaches to modern metaphysics in the Philebus and in the... More > Sophist; the Politicus or Statesman is more ideal; the form and institutions of the State are more clearly drawn out in the Laws; as works of art, the Symposium and the Protagoras are of higher excellence. But no other Dialogue of Plato has the same largeness of view and the same perfection of style; no other shows an equal knowledge of the world, or contains more of those thoughts which are new as well as old, and not of one age only but of all. < Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a dialogue by Plato in which the famous Athenian philosopher examines the nature of an ideal society. The insights are profound and timeless. A landmark of Western literature, The... More > Republic is essential reading for philosophy students. This new digital edition of The Republic features a revised text and image gallery.< Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato around 380 BC concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the... More > dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War,"there would be jarring anachronisms if any of the candidate specific dates between 432 and 404 were assigned". It is Plato’s best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory.< Less
The Republic By Plato
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The Republic is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 380 BC. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and political theory, and arguably Plato’s best known work.... More > In it, Socrates and various other Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and whether the just man is happier than the unjust man by constructing an imaginary city ruled by philosopher-kings. The dialogue also discusses the nature of the philosopher, Plato’s Theory of Forms, the conflict between philosophy and poetry, and the immortality of the soul.< Less
Phaedrus (Illustrated) By Plato
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Plato's "Phaedrus" is a dialogue between Phaedrus and the great Greek philosopher Socrates. Phaedrus has been spending the morning with Lysias, the celebrated rhetorician, and is going to... More > refresh himself by taking a walk outside the wall, when he is met by Socrates, who professes that he will not leave him until he has delivered up the speech with which Lysias has regaled him, and which he is carrying about in his mind, or more probably in a book hidden under his cloak, and is intending to study as he walks. The imputation is not denied, and the two agree to direct their steps out of the public way along the stream of the Ilissus towards a plane-tree which is seen in the distance. There, lying down amidst pleasant sounds and scents, they will read the speech of Lysias.< Less
The Allegory of the Cave By Plato
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The Allegory of the Cave is a dialogue between Plato's brother Glaucon and his mentor Socrates, narrated by the latter, in which Plato elucidates his Theory of Forms. Plato's Allegory is considered... More > one of Western philosophy's most important metaphors.< Less