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While the book makes some very credible points, the writing technique is very poor. It seemed the author was more worried about using big words than making valid arguments. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Paul Alsip
This book is for a school English class. It is mandatory reading. I liked the updated cover and book itself.Published on December 12, 2013 by Monica Lane
The Atlantic Monthly press has put together a set of books called "Books that changed the world". These books are a history of important historical books. Read morePublished on November 28, 2010 by Diverse
Blackburn wasted a great opportunity with this book, and I'm not surprised that it is no longer in print. His commentary is shallow, superficial, trivial, and hostile. Read morePublished on November 18, 2009 by Epops
Despite the title, this is only a book ABOUT Plato's Republic. It is NOT the book itself.Published on September 11, 2009 by Kaellie
If you have not read Plato's Republic, you will find this book, which is really one big essay, difficult to absorb. Read morePublished on June 26, 2009 by Sahra Badou
I've found the Books That Changed the World series consistently good, but this book by Simon Blackburn disappointed. Read morePublished on February 19, 2009 by PaloAltan
This book is NOT a copy of Plato's Republic, but a commentary on the Greek text. The title of this book leads us to believe it contains Plato's Republic as well as biographical... Read morePublished on May 3, 2008 by C. Black
This is a hard one to recommend. I have three major problems with this book. The first is truth in advertising. Read morePublished on November 24, 2007 by markfromphilly