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Republic of Plato

Republic of Plato - 68 edition

ISBN13: 978-0465069361

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ISBN13: 978-0465069361
ISBN10: 0465069363 Edition: 68
Copyright: 1968
Publisher: Basic Books, Inc.
Published: 1968
International: No

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Republic of Plato - 68 edition

ISBN13: 978-0465069361

Plato and Allan Ed. Bloom

ISBN13: 978-0465069361
ISBN10: 0465069363 Edition: 68
Copyright: 1968
Publisher: Basic Books, Inc.
Published: 1968
International: No
Summary

The most important of the Socratic dialogues, the Republic is concerned with the construction of an ideal commonwealth and thus wins its place as the earliest of utopias.

Table of Contents

1. Convention under Attack
2. The Challenge to Socrates
3. Fundamentals of Inner Politics
4. Primary Education for the Guardians
5. The Guardians' Life and Duties
6. Inner and Outer Morality
7. Women, Children, and Warfare
8. Philosopher Kings
9. The Supremacy of Good
10. Educating Philosopher Kings
11. Warped Minds, Warped Societies
12. Happiness and Unhappiness
13. Poetry and Unreality
14. Rewards Now and Hereafter
Explanatory Notes
Textual Notes
Appendix: Cleitophon
Index of Names

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