The Republic (Dover Thrift Editions)
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- Publication Date:April 18, 2000
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- Paperback with scene on front of Plato and Socrates.
Famous philosophical treatise of the 4th century BC concerns itself chiefly with the idea of justice, as well as such Platonic theories as that of ideas, the criticism of poetry, and the philosopher's role. Source of the famous cave myth and prototype for other imaginary commonwealths, including those of Cicero, St. Augustine, and More. Benjamin Jowett translation.
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