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  • Phaedoby Plato; G. M. A. Grube

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1977; US$ 7.95

    A first rate translation at a reasonable price. --Michael Rohr, Rutgers University more...

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

    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...

  • A Plato Readerby Plato; C. D. C. Reeve

    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...

  • Symposiumby Plato; Robin Waterfield

    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...

  • Timaeus and Critiasby Plato; Robin Waterfield; Andrew Gregory

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 8.99

    In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts. more...

  • Symposiumby Plato; Paul Woodruff; Alexander Nehamas

    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...

  • Republicby Plato; Joe Sachs; John White

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 14.95

    Focus Philosophical Library's edition of Plato's Republic is an English translation of one of the most intellectually important works in Western philosophy and political theory. It includes an extensive introduction, an extensive afterword "Imitation" by John White, a chapter-by-chapter outline of principal speakers and summary of the content, Stephanus... more...

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

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 5.95

    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...

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

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 7.95

    English translation of one of Plato?s great dialogues in which Socrates discusses death and the soul before his impending execution. Introductory essay, notes and glossary. more...

  • Republicby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; C. D. C. Reeve

    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...