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Republic, Volume II Books 6-10

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ISBN-10: 0674996518

ISBN-13: 9780674996519

Edition: 2013

Authors: Plato, Christopher Emlyn-Jones, William Preddy

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Plato of Athens, who laid the foundations of the Western philosophical tradition and in range and depth ranks among its greatest practitioners, was born to a prosperous and politically active family ca. 427 bce. In early life an admirer of Socrates, Plato later founded the first institution of higher learning in the West, the Academy, among whose many notable alumni was Aristotle. Traditionally ascribed to Plato are thirty-six dialogues developing Socrates’ dialectic method and composed with great stylistic virtuosity, together with thirteen letters.Republic, a masterpiece of philosophical and political thought, concerns righteousness both in individuals and in communities, and proposes an…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 460
Size: 4.57" wide x 6.65" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Plato was an ancient philosopher and the founder of the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

Christopher Emlyn-Jones is Emeritus Professor of Classical Studies, The Open University (UK).

William Preddy is Retired Head of Classics, Oakham School, Rutland (UK).