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The Republic of Plato

The Republic of Plato (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd edition)

Translated by Kirsch, Adam
Edited by Bloom, Allan

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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 ed

ISBN 9780465094080
Barcode 9780465094080
Published 22 November 2016 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd edition
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ISBN-13 9780465094080
ISBN-10 0465094082
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Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Imprint Basic Books
Publication Date 22 November 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 3rd edition
Edition 3rd edition
Author(s) Translated by Kirsch, Adam
Edited by Bloom, Allan
Category Social & Political Philosophy
Political Science & Theory
Number of Pages 528
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 232mm
Spine: 36mm
Weight 554g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Political science, Utopias, Justice
NBS Text Philosophy
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 321.07
Catalogue Code 930263

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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 essayas well as indexeswhich will better enable the reader to approach the heart of Plato s intention.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The best available English translation....It compels intelligent readers to come to grips with what Plato actually wrote. --American Political Science Review
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Allan Bloom, 1930-1992, was a professor of social thought at the University of Chicago. He was the author of many books, including the number one bestseller The Closing of the American Mind.Adam Kirsch is a poet and critic whose work appears regularly in the New York Review of Books, New Yorker, Tablet, and other publications. The author of three books of poems and several books of criticism and biography, Kirsch lives in New York City.

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