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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 7.50
The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works . A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 19.95
A Plato Reader offers eight of Plato's best-known works-- Euthyphro , Apology , Crito , Meno , Phaedo , Symposium , Phaedrus , and Republic --unabridged, expertly introduced and annotated, and in widely admired translations by C. D. C. Reeve, G. M. A. Grube, Alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1989; US$ 9.50
A model of the kind of text one needs for lecture courses: the translation is extremely readable and made even more accessible by intelligent printing decisions (on dividing the text, spacing for clarification, etc.); the notes are kept to a minimum but appear when they are really needed for comprehension and are truly informative. And the introduction... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 10.95
The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success in combining fidelity to Plato?s text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 14.09
An authoritative new translation of Plato's The Republic by Christopher Rowe, with notes and an introduction. 'We set about founding the best city we could, because we could be confident that if it was good we would find justice in it' The Republic , Plato's masterwork, was first enjoyed 2,400 years ago and remains one of the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.09
'Consider just this, and give your minds to this alone: whether or not what I say is just' Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BC) is a significant moment in Classical literature and the life of Classical Athens. In these four dialogues, Plato develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one's self and shows Socrates living... more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 5.99
In his celebrated masterpiece, Symposium, Plato imagines a high-society dinner-party in Athens in 416 BC at which the guests - including the comic poet Aristophanes and, of course, Plato's mentor Socrates - each deliver a short speech in praise of love. The sequence of dazzling speeches culminates in Socrates' famous account of the views of Diotima,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 5.50
About G.M.A Grube's translations of Plato: "Unmistakably superior: more lucid, more accurate, more readable. Above all, they?re lucidly adorned, unpretentious, and in translating Plato that counts a good deal. The prose is, as English prose, persuasive, cogent, and as eloquent as it can be without departing from the text. --William Arrowsmith more...