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Reeve's new translation of Republic is the one to order for students. . . . Reeve draws on his thorough understanding of Plato's central work to provide an informed translation and properly brief supporting apparatus. A highlight is the concise, substantive Introduction that usefully encapsulates much of Reeve's own scholarship. --P.W. Wakefield, CHOICE
Taking full advantage of S. R. Slings' new Greek text of the Republic, Reeve has given us a translation both accurate and limpid. Loving attention to detail and deep familiarity with Plato's thought are evident on every page. Reeve's brilliant decision to cast the dialogue into direct speech produces a compelling impression of immediacy unmatched by other English translations currently available. --Lloyd P. Gerson, University of Toronto
Reeve's new translation can be highly recommended for its accurate and readable rendering of the original. . . . Those who read the Republic for the first time or for pleasure are sure to find this the most attractive and accessible translation currently available. --Naoko Yamagata, Journal of Classics Teaching
If you can only have five books on your library shelf, this book has to be one of them.
As always, the Cambridge Texts are the best way to read classic texts like Plato's Republic as they offer a wonderful translation and excellent commentary.
Very good book, it can be a little hard to grasp at first because for some it may seem like Plato just jumps into it.
Plato's Republic is of course one of the foundational texts of Western philosophy. It is a dialogue between Socrates and several interlocutors concerning, broadly speaking, the... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Bobby Bambino
Loved this book because it opens up your mind to what Just and Injustice it. It was very easy to read and understand.Published 1 month ago by reinaldo artiles
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It is an outstanding book. The philosophies and the ideas discussed in the book have been utilized by many other philosophers, theologians and politicians. Read morePublished 1 month ago by CW