By Plato,C. D. C. Reeve

A Plato Reader bargains 8 of Plato's best-known works--Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, Symposium, Phaedrus, and Republic--unabridged, expertly brought and annotated, and in commonly sought after translations through C. D. C. Reeve, G. M. A. Grube, Alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff.

The assortment positive aspects Socrates as its significant personality and a version of the tested lifestyles. Its diversity permits us to determine him in motion in very various settings and philosophical modes: from the elenctic Socrates of the Meno and the dialogues bearing on his trial and dying, to the erotic Socrates of the Symposium and Phaedrus, to the dialectician of the Republic.

Of Reeve's translation of this ultimate masterpiece, Lloyd P. Gerson writes, "Taking complete good thing about S. R. Slings' new Greek textual content of the Republic, Reeve has given us a translation either actual and limpid. Loving cognizance to aspect and deep familiarity with Plato's suggestion are obtrusive on each web page. Reeve’s extraordinary determination to forged the discussion into direct speech produces a compelling influence of immediacy unrivaled via different English translations at present available."

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