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  • Symposiumby Plato; Paul Woodruff; Alexander Nehamas

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1989; US$ 8.95

    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...

  • Plato: Five Dialoguesby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; John M. Cooper

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 6.95

    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...

  • The Last Days of Socratesby Plato; Harold Tarrant

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 11.27

    '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...

  • The Republicby Plato; Desmond Lee; Melissa Lane

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 12.68

    Plato's Republic is widely acknowledged as the cornerstone of Western philosophy. Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, it is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. During the conversation other questions are raised: what is goodness; what is reality; what... more...

  • The Trial and Death of Socratesby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; John M. Cooper

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 5.50

    The third edition of The Trial and Death of Socrates 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 a Select Bibliography. more...

  • Sophistby Plato; Eva Brann; Peter Kalkavage; Eric Salem

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 6.95

    This is an English translation of Plato presenting a new conception of the Theory of Forms. Socrates and others discuss the epistemological and metaphysical puzzles of the Parmenides, with aims to define the meaning of the Sophist. The glossary of key terms is a unique addition to Platonic literature by which concepts central to each dialogue are discussed... more...

  • The Republicby Plato

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 4.99

    There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Republic is the centre around which the other Dialogues... more...

  • Cratylusby Plato

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 3.99

    There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Republic is the centre around which the other Dialogues... more...

  • Euthyphroby Plato

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 3.99

    There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Republic is the centre around which the other Dialogues... more...

  • Gorgiasby Plato

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 3.99

    There is a well-known saying that the whole of Western Philosophy is footnotes of Plato. This is because his writings have set the schema that philosophy can be said to have followed ever since. Following under the teachings of Socrates, Plato's works are among the world's greatest literature. The Republic is the centre around which the other Dialogues... more...