By Plato,C. D. C. Reeve
A Plato Reader bargains 8 of Plato's best-known works--Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, Symposium, Phaedrus, and Republic--unabridged, expertly brought and annotated, and in greatly in demand translations by means of C. D. C. Reeve, G. M. A. Grube, Alexander Nehamas, and Paul Woodruff.
The assortment positive factors Socrates as its valuable personality and a version of the tested lifestyles. Its variety permits us to determine him in motion in very diverse settings and philosophical modes: from the elenctic Socrates of the Meno and the dialogues bearing on his trial and loss of life, to the erotic Socrates of the Symposium and Phaedrus, to the dialectician of the Republic.
Of Reeve's translation of this ultimate masterpiece, Lloyd P. Gerson writes, "Taking complete good thing about S. R. Slings' new Greek textual content of the Republic, Reeve has given us a translation either actual and limpid. Loving consciousness to aspect and deep familiarity with Plato's inspiration are glaring on each web page. Reeve’s significant choice to forged the discussion into direct speech produces a compelling impact of immediacy unequalled via different English translations presently available."
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