Woods' translation of the first book of "The Republic" is Plato's discussion of the nature and meaning of justice and of the ideal state and its ruler. All subsequent European thinking about these subjects owes its character, directly or indirectly, to this most famous, and most accessible of the Platonic dialogues.
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Review: RepublicUser Review - Brendan Palangio - Goodreads
The best available translation of Plato's Republic. Reeves' decision to render the Republic in direct speech (the manner with which many of Plato's dialogues are structured) rather than the sometimes ... Read full review
Review: RepublicUser Review - Katie Alexandra - Goodreads
I expected to enjoy this more than I actually did. While I did enjoy the story elements that Plato turned his philosophy into, there were many parts that I found problematic. Read full review