Republic / Edition 2

Republic / Edition 2

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by Plato
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0872201368

ISBN-13: 9780872201361

Pub. Date: 11/01/1992

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success in combining fidelity to Plato’s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve are

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The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success in combining fidelity to Plato’s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve are included in this new rendering.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872201361
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1992
Series:
HPC Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
96,154
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Book I Chapter 3 Study Questions Part 4 Book II Chapter 5 Study Questions Part 6 Book III Chapter 7 Study Questions Part 8 Book IV Chapter 9 Study Questions Part 10 Book V Chapter 11 Study Questions Part 12 Book VI Chapter 13 Study Questions Part 14 Book VII Chapter 15 Study Questions Part 16 Book VIII Chapter 17 Study Questions Part 18 Book IX Chapter 19 Study Questions Part 20 Book X Chapter 21 Study Questions Part 22 Appendix 1: Cephalus and Polemarchus (Lysias, Against Eratosthenes) Part 23 Appendix 2: Athenian Imperialism (Thucydides, "The Melian Dialogue") Part 24 Appendix 3: The Ring of Gyges (Herodotus, Histories, Book I) Part 25 Appendix 4: The Status of Women (Xenophon, Oeconomicus) Part 26 Appendix 5: Athenian Constitutional History

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Republic 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
While the Republic is a great book to read, this translation tends to get confusing at times. I would not reccomend it for first year students or casual readers. Other translations, such as the Bloom translation, are written in a more intelligible style.
Man-of-Owls More than 1 year ago
I buy copies of this book as gifts for people that are starting to learn philosophy. I have read 7 different translations of 'The Republic', I also have read or watched overviews of 'The Republic' and this is the easiest way to enjoy the book. As I see it this is the point to start reading and learning philosophy. For me 'The Republic' is the best book ever written by man. This copy is a bit old but well worth the money.
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Barnes and Nobles, you know that this is false advertising if you allude that my e book would be Grube's translation of the Republic and it turns out to be the benjamin jowett translation. Thank you for giving me something that I could have gotten for free. I paid the money for a reason. FRAUD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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protagonistpro More than 1 year ago
While the language is 'heavy', and the interpretative essay does not hold you hand in exploring my significant ideas in rapid succession, it is a great work to explore and to understand.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
simply the best translation out there....I couldn't have gotten through my political science classes without it!