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Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's "Euthyphro," "Apology of Socrates," "Crito," and Aristophanes' "Clouds"
1.  Four Texts on Socrates: Plato's "Euthyphro," "Apology of Socrates," "Crito," and Aristophanes' "Clouds" by Aristophanes
The list author says:
  "I prefer the translation of West and West to the older translation of Grube (revised by Cooper). West and West emphasize the literal meaning of the Greek text for which they sometimes sacrifice English style."
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Five Dialogues
2.  Five Dialogues by Plato
The list author says:
  "As above, Grube (and Cooper) convey the style of the Greek in a more "readable" translation than West and West. This edition also includes a translation of the Phaedo, which we will read later in the semester."
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The Navarre Bible: Genesis
3.  The Navarre Bible: Genesis by Editors Navarre Bible
The list author says:
  "It is not necessary that you purchase the Navarre Bible editions of the Biblical texts. Any edition of the [N]RSV will be acceptable for class. I will provide the standard RSV translation in class."
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The Navarre Bible: St John's Gospel: Second Edition
4.  The Navarre Bible: St John's Gospel: Second Edition by Four Courts Press
The list author says:
  "As above, any translation of the Bible will do, though [N]RSV is preferred."
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Introduction to Christianity, 2nd Edition (Communio Books)
5.  Introduction to Christianity, 2nd Edition (Communio Books) by Pope Benedict XVI
The list author says:
  "We will be reading "The God of Faith and the God of the Philosophers"(Part I.iii.1-4)."
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Plato : Phaedo (Focus Philosophical Library)
6.  Plato : Phaedo (Focus Philosophical Library) by Plato
The list author says:
  "As above, the Grube (and Cooper) translation includes the Phaedo, but I will be distributing handouts from the Brann, Kalkavage, and Salem edition. It was positively reviewed by the Bryn Mawr Classical Review and contains a helpful introduction, glossary, and notes."
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The Navarre Bible: Wisdom Books (The Navarre Bible: Old Testament)
7.  The Navarre Bible: Wisdom Books (The Navarre Bible: Old Testament) by University of Navarre
The list author says:
  "While this is a very nice edition of the Wisdom Books of the Old Testament, I do not expect anyone to purchase it. As above, I will provide handouts with the standard [N]RSV translation of Job."
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The Brothers Karamazov
8.  The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The list author says:
  "This is the most acclaimed translation of Dostoevsky's last novel. For Dostoevsky, there is no comparison to Pevear and Volokohnsky."
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Symposium Of Plato: Shelley Translation
9.  Symposium Of Plato: Shelley Translation by Plato
The list author says:
  "I believe that Shelley, a master of the English language and insightful reader of Plato, is better able to capture the immediacy and meaning of Plato's text than most (if not all) modern Classical scholars. His poetic sense will serve our study of Plato's dialogue on Love well."
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Plato's Symposium: A Translation by Seth Benardete with Commentaries by Allan Bloom and Seth Benardete
10.  Plato's Symposium: A Translation by Seth Benardete with Commentaries by Allan Bloom and Seth Benardete by Plato
The list author says:
  "I also include a translation of the Symposium by modern Classical scholar, Seth G. Benardete (1930-2001). I have benefited immensely from Benardete's careful renderings of Ancient Greek poetry and philosophy, and the interpretive essays in this volume are certainly worth the price of the book. This text is NOT required."
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Augustine Confessions
11.  Augustine Confessions by Saint Augustine
The list author says:
  "F.J. Sheed's 1942 translation of St. Augustine's autobiography is still the best."
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The Four Loves
12.  The Four Loves by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "I own an older edition of C.S. Lewis' Four Loves and will be distributing handouts from that edition. I am sure that this new edition is not significantly different."
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Annotated Shakespeare)
13.  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Annotated Shakespeare) by Burton Raffel
The list author says:
  "There are a myriad of editions of Shakespeare's poetry available. I have found the Yale and Cambridge editions to be the most helpful. My handouts will come from this edition."
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (The New Cambridge Shakespeare)
14.  A Midsummer Night's Dream (The New Cambridge Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare
The list author says:
  "The Cambridge edition offers a wider variety of interpretive/explanatory notes, as well as historical details pertaining to performance and manuscript tradition."
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