The Republic of Plato: Second Edition

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9780465069347: The Republic of Plato: Second Edition

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 essay—as well as indexes—which will better enable the reader to approach the heart of Plato's intention.

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The late James Adam's edition of The Republic of Plato was published in 1902 and remains the most detailed and valuable critical edition available. D. A. Rees has written an introduction of 15,000 words for this edition. In it, he surveys Adam's work on the textual problems, language and meaning of The Republic.

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This version aims at conveying to the English reader as much as possible of the thought of the Republic in the most convenient and least misleading form. The sole purpose is to bring out what Plato meant, not to attack or defend his opinions.

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