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* Revised edition includes an appendix, index, a new preface, and updated further reading* Trevor J. Saunders's translation combines accuracy with readability* Introduction discusses Plato's life and times, his political theory, and modern reactions to his works
Number of Pages: 560
Vendor: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2005
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.13 (inches)|
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Trevor J. Saunders has translated many volumes of Plato for the Penguin Classics. Plato (c. 427347 bce) was one of the shapers of the entire intellectual tradition of the West and sought cures for the ills of society in philosophy.
Trevor J. Saunders has translated many volumes of Plato for the Penguin Classics. Richard Stalley is professor of ancient philosophy at the University of Glasgow.