The Republic of Plato: Second Edition (Paperback)

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Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed work is the first strictly literal translation of a timeless classic. This second edition includes a new introduction by Professor Bloom, whose careful translation and interpretation of The Republic was first published in 1968. In addition to the corrected text itself there is also a rich and valuable essay--as well as indexes--which will better enable the reader to approach the heart of Plato's intention.

About the Author

Allan Bloom is professor of social thought at the University of Chicago. The author of many books, including The Closing of the American Mind, he is also the translator of Rousseau's Emile (Basic Books, 1979).
Product Details
ISBN: 9780465069347
ISBN-10: 0465069347
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: October 3rd, 1991
Pages: 512
Language: English