The Republic (Book, 1974) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Republic

The Republic

Author: Plato.; H D P Lee
Publisher: Harmondsworth ; Baltimore : Penguin, 1974.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edition (rev.)View all editions and formats
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A dialogue attempting to apply Plato's principles of philosophy to political affairs. Covers his vision of an ideal state.
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Genre/Form: Utopias
Early works
Translations (form)
Commentaries (form)
Didactical prose (texts)
Utopian fiction
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plato.; H D P Lee
ISBN: 0140440488 9780140440485
OCLC Number: 1058171
Description: 467 pages : 2 illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Translator's introduction --
Preliminaries --
Education : the first stage --
Guardians and auxiliaries --
Justice in state and individual --
The philosopher ruler --
Education of the philosopher --
Imperfect societies --
Theory of art --
The immortality of the soul and the rewards of goodness --
Appendix I : The philosophical passages in the Republic --
Appendix II : The spindle of necessity.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Republic.
Responsibility: Plato ; translated [from the Greek] with an introduction by Desmond Lee.

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A dialogue attempting to apply Plato's principles of philosophy to political affairs. Covers his vision of an ideal state.
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