Written by Plato around 380 BC. The Republic concerns itself with justice, order and character of the city states. Being Plato's best know work it has an great historical influence on philosophy. Socrates talks about justice and if just men are happier then the unjust. With discussions on the immortality of the soul and philosophers role in society.
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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.From the Back Cover:
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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