Rosamond Kent Sprague’s translations of the Laches and Charmides are highly regarded, and relied on, for their lucidity and philosophical acuity. This edition includes notes by Sprague and an updated bibliography.
This excellent translation in current idiomatic English continues the superb quality set by Sprague in her previous version of Plato’s Euthydemus. . . . Its accuracy and reliability make the present volume suitable for use in various courses in the humanities.
History of Philosphy
. . . on the whole more readable than those of the Loeb Classical Library, and more accurate than those by Jowett. . . . Of particular interest are the many notes which give some information about the historical persons and places refer to . . .