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Republic of Plato

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ISBN-10: 0465069347

ISBN-13: 9780465069347

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Allan Bloom, Plat�

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List price: $22.99
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 10/3/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Plato was born c. 427 B.C. in Athens, Greece, to an aristocratic family very much involved in political government. Pericles, famous ruler of Athens during its golden age, was Plato's step-father. Plato was well educated and studied under Socrates, with whom he developed a close friendship. When Socrates was publically executed in 399 B.C., Plato finally distanced himself from a career in Athenian politics, instead becoming one of the greatest philosophers of Western civilization. Plato extended Socrates's inquiries to his students, one of the most famous being Aristotle. Plato's The Republic is an enduring work, discussing justice, the importance of education, and the qualities needed for…