Republic (Reeve Edition) (Google eBook)

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Hackett Publishing, Sep 15, 2004 - Political Science - 392 pages
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This edition includes a select bibliography, a synopsis of each book, a glossary of terms, a glossary and index of names, and a general index. 

 

"Reeve's new translation of Republic is the one to order for students. . . . Reeve draws on his thorough understanding of Plato's central work to provide an informed translation and properly brief supporting apparatus. A highlight is the concise, substantive Introduction that usefully encapsulates much of Reeve's own scholarship." óP.W. Wakefield, in CHOICE

  

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Contents

Book 1
1
Book 2
36
Book 3
66
Book 4
103
Book 5
136
Book 6
176
Book 7
208
Book 8
238
Book 9
270
Book 10
297
Glossary of Terms
327
Glossary and Index of Names
330
General Index
338
Copyright

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Page xxvii - It isn't to harm the d slave that we say he must be ruled, which is what Thrasymachus thought to be true of all subjects, but because it is better for everyone to be ruled by divine reason, preferably within himself and his own, otherwise imposed from without, so that as far as possible all will be alike and friends, governed by the same thing.

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C. D. C. Reeve is Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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