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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95
The Republic is Plato's most famous work and one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy and politics. The characters in this Socratic dialogue - including Socrates himself - discuss whether the just or unjust man is happier. They are the philosopher-kings of imagined cities and they also discuss the nature of philosophy and the soul among other... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
A unique effort by Plato in which he challenges the readers to question their concepts regarding "virtue". Author himself questions his character "Meno" about virtue. The dialogue seems to stray from reason at certain points and turns towards the mystical. Reading Plato, answers many questions and exposes the framework of so many... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
This historically renowned oration was presented by Socrates in his own defense after he had been formally accused of corrupting the youth of Athens. It is not an apology in the traditional sense of expressing remorse for one's actions; rather, Socrates' Apology (recorded by his faithful student and protege Plato) is a succinct and compelling... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Plato's brilliant dialogues, written in the fourth century B.C., rank among Western civilization's most important philosophical works. Presented as a series of probing conversations between Socrates and his students and fellow citizens, they form a magnificent dialectical quest that examines enduring political, ethical, metaphysical, and epistemological... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 6.95
A lively dialogue between a foreign philosopher and a powerful statesman, Plato's Laws reflects the essence of the philosopher's reasoning on political theory and practice. It also embodies his mature and more practical ideas about a utopian republic. Plato's discourse ranges from everyday issues of criminal and matrimonial law to wider considerations... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
Benjamin Jowett's translations of Plato have long been classics in their own right. In this volume, Professor Hayden Pelliccia has revised Jowett's renderings of five key dialogues, giving us a modern Plato faithful to both Jowett's best features and Plato's own masterly style. Gathered here are many of Plato's liveliest and richest texts. Ion takes... more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 4.49
The final and longest dialogue Plato wrote in his life, this work is set on the island of Crete, where three old men are journeying to the cave of Zeus in imitation of Minos, the ancient Cretan lawmaker. Along the way, they ask and attempt to answer many questions concerning legislation and governing. With Athenian and Spartan law systems clearly in... more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 5.99
Contained in this volume are two works by the great ancient Greek philosopher Plato. The "Protagoras", like several of the Dialogues of Plato, is put into the mouth of Socrates, who describes a conversation which had taken place between himself and the great Sophist at the house of Callias-'the man who had spent more upon the Sophists... more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 6.49
"Phaedrus, Apology, Crito, and Symposium": four works of the great ancient Greek philosopher Plato are brought together here in this volume. The Phaedrus is closely connected with the Symposium, and may be regarded either as introducing or following it. The two Dialogues together contain the whole philosophy of Plato on the nature of love.... more...