The Plato Reader

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Edinburgh University Press, 1996 - Philosophy - 307 pages
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This text presents 46 key passages from the works of Plato in a new translation. All central aspects of philosophy as discussed by Plato are covered, and the text is annotated and cross-referenced. The arrangement of the book allows a broad comparative reading of related passages in different dialogues. Each group of selections contains an introduction to the main themes and contexts, while readings selected reflect current teaching and research interests, and include most of the well-known texts.

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This has to be my most used college text (60's). It is also the most dog-eared, note-ridden, ratty covered, duct-taped spine, book in my collection. I lent it to my son when he was in college and it's ... Read full review


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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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