The Republic (Annotated) [NOOK Book]

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This edition is annotated, with additional information about The Republic. It has also been formatted for your NOOK.

The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia) is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War, ...
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The Republic (Annotated)

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Overview

This edition is annotated, with additional information about The Republic. It has also been formatted for your NOOK.

The Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia) is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city-state and the just man. The dramatic date of the dialogue has been much debated and though it must take place some time during the Peloponnesian War, "there would be jarring anachronisms if any of the candidate specific dates between 432 and 404 were assigned". It is Plato's best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory. In it, Socrates along with various Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and examine whether or not the just man is happier than the unjust man by considering a series of different cities coming into existence "in speech", culminating in a city (Kallipolis) ruled by philosopher-kings; and by examining the nature of existing regimes. The participants also discuss the theory of forms, the immortality of the soul, and the roles of the philosopher and of poetry in society.
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  • BN ID: 2940148899662
  • Publisher: Bronson Tweed Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/21/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,095,617
  • File size: 651 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2000

    Embarassment, anyone?

    Despite those outstandingly ignorant individuals who are so willingly embarass themselves, Plato's Republic is one of the most significant works produced in our human exsitence. What's even more unique about it is its broad scope and truth that can be revealed even in our lives today. Eveyone should read it. And for those who refuse to be embarassed again, read it one more time.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2015

    Spencer - Sits down missing Syren more than ever... I walk into

    Spencer - Sits down missing Syren more than ever... I walk into the forest. Darren, if your here, listening to me talk right now, please listen.  I hope we can still be together.  Your actually one of the nicest nook guys out there.  I got upset and I actually don't think your heart.  if you are, can u explain?  anyways, i love you.  please forgive me.  i look around hoping that he heard me.  i sit down.  Syren i miss you so much i whisper to myself.    

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 11, 2013

    The Republic was written by a philosopher named Plato in a Socra

    The Republic was written by a philosopher named Plato in a Socratic method around 380 BC. Plato starts off by discussing the definition of justice and the order and character of the just man in the city-state where he is from. He challenges what people think of Justice. He summarizes that Justice is the interest of the stronger when other people in the time period; and additionally onto today the majority of persons would argue that Justice is the equivalent to equalizing powers of the many social classes when in reality it drives a greater wedge into these classes. Plato writes down what Socrates deducts from multiple sources to answer questions to make the question more reasonable than what it started off to be. The argument/ debate is done in a dialogue. It is Plato's best-known work is proven to be one of the basis for philosophy and political theory.

    Additionally, Socrates and other Athenian and Greek philosophers discuss the meaning of justice and examine just man and unjust man by examining different societies in this time period and other places around the world. Plato along with all the other philosophers spread a theory of a perfect governing body/ administration that includes a city and an oligharchial (this is the term I have decided to use to suggest for Plato's Ideal Governing Administration) ruled the few intellectual philosophers and everything in the city should be revolved around intellect. He examined the techniques used in the existing regimes and discussed the advantages and disadvantages to each of them. The extensive list of philosophers included immortality of the soul and the roles of philosophers and other occupations in the societies mentioned. I would recommend this book to any philosphy major/ government officiates and intend that if regarded in close possession should intend to make the world a better place.

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    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Grimm to Makko

    You got a lucky lady *walks away sadly*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Makko to grimm

    Yea i think so.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2015

    Calli

    That's good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2015

    Grimm to the Lovebirds

    Well Flame youre lucky *smiles a lil*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2015

    &starf Ashlyn

    Sits.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2015

    Were r bios

    Plz

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2015

    April, "I am using my computer, because my nook broke Febru

    April, "I am using my computer, because my nook broke February! So that is some other stupid April!!!!!!! I'm changing my name."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2015

    April, "There is another April?"

    April, "There is another April?"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2015

    April

    Has sex with alex

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2015

    April, "Okay, stop impersonating me whoever you are!"

    April, "Okay, stop impersonating me whoever you are!" She starts crying.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2015

    April, she walked in.

    April, she walked in.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2015

    WAIT FROM IMPOSTER TO KATHERINE, FLAME,MARIA,AND APRIL

    And anyone else i fooled i dont know what state you live in but in kansas we have Elvis duran morning show and the prank people i was doing the same. Lol. Go over to ethics res 1 idid the same. SORRY?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2015

    GENIS' MAN CAVE

    At hatchet reult two bios at result five

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2015

    Party/Ball at 'Babbitt' All res! I would love to have you there!

    Party/Ball at 'Babbitt' All res! I would love to have you there! If you want, you can post a really short bio, at, 'bab' res one. Evyone can come, you can be almost enything, like, Faries, Werewolves, Vampires, Demi-Gods (Eygiption or Greek Demi-Gods, because I know some people like Eygiption Gods and Godesses  so sometimes they go to demi-god camps, and then they mostly get regected. But, you shall not be regected here. Back to the list,) Elves, Human, Robot, Gorgon, Mutants, Shapeshifters, Sirens (Sirens, beautiful women with angelic wings, or bird-like bodies with the heads of women, or sometimes they had the torso of a woman and the tail of a fish.  But, the last two dicreptions are confusing the sirens with harpies and mermaids. So the first decription would be the best if you want to be a siren.) and you can be some other things, just ask if it's not listed, I will most likely say yes. You can't be an animal, but you can bring your pet(s). So I hope you come, it's at 'Babbitt' all reses, make a little, tiny bio, if you want to at 'bab' res 1. In your bio you just have to add your name,  race, appearance. Age is optional, so is everything else  in a bio, besides, name, race, and appearance. Hope to see ya there! ~ April

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2015

    To all

    Someone go KILL nebula at AC. Thank you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2015

    Makko*

    I meant dante

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2015

    Kathrine

    She coos and claps her hands together and she giggles

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