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Plato (c. 427–347 b.c.) founded the Academy in Athens, the prototype of all Western universities, and wrote more than twenty philosophical dialogues.
Desmond Lee (1908–1993) taught for many years at Cambridge University and also translated Plato’s Timaeus and Critias for Penguin Classics.
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.
Mary Renault, reformulating Plato, beautifully wrote, "What we loath [or love], we graft onto our very soul ... Read morePublished 1 hour ago by The Ancient Simplicity
Bought this to replace an old copy I had. A must read for anyone in governmental studies or public administration.Published 10 days ago by Rick
I recommend every one especially young people to read this book... It could help you to open up your view towards any kind of philosophical issues in our daily life. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Edriss Mirnia
Socrates has the image of a brilliant man whose every word is golden, one of the most intelligent men who ever lived. That is simply not the case. Read morePublished 1 month ago by LF