Plato"s the Republic
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Published by Monarch Notes .
Written in English


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ISBN 100671005057
ISBN 109780671005054

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About Plato's Republic. Overview. The Republic is arguably the most popular and most widely taught of Plato's writings. Although it contains its dramatic moments and it employs certain literary devices, it is not a play, a novel, a story; it is not, in a strict sense, an essay. Plato laments the hollow lifeless nature of the written word, in The Phaedrus, complaining that one cannot interrogate a book. But The Republic is one of those books that is capable of resurrecting the soul of its author, with each new reading/5(). The Republic by Plato, part of the Internet Classics Archive. The Republic of Plato is also the first treatise upon education, of which the writings of Milton and Locke, Rousseau, Jean Paul, and Goethe are the legitimate descendants.

The Republic By Plato Written B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett. The Republic has been divided into the following sections: The Introduction [54k] Book I [99k] Book II [92k] Book III [k] Book IV [93k] Book V [k] Book VI [95k] Book VII [92k] Book VIII [92k] Book IX [76k]. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Republic By Plato Book I: Socrates - GLAUCON I went down yesterday to the Piraeus with Glaucon the son of Ariston, that I might offer up my prayers to the goddess; and also because I wanted to see in what manner they would celebrate the festival, which was a new thing. Plato’s Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia; Latin: Res Publica) was written in BC and this version was translated by Benjamin Jowett in It is a fiction book in the format of a discussion between Socrates and others. It aims to debate and conclusively determine the meaning of Justice. Socrates, the main character, was a /5().

This new version of Plato's Republic by Sterling and Scott is founded on a sensitively accurate and highly readable fusion of form and content, style, and substance. Plato emerges, as he should, as both thinker and philosophical poet-something that cannot be said of competing versions. --William Arrowsmith, Emory University/5(). Free download or read online The Republic pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Plato. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this philosophy, classics story are Adeimantus, Polemarchus/5. The Republic By Plato Written B.C.E Book VI: Socrates - GLAUCON And thus, Glaucon, after the argument has gone a weary way, the true and the false philosophers have at length appeared in view. I do not think, he said, that the way could have been shortened. Plato's Republic Plato's Republic THE REPUBLIC by Plato ( B.C.) translated by Benjamin Jowett THE INTRODUCTION 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 Sophist;.