• The Republic of Plato

  • By: Allan Bloom
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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By: Allan Bloom
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Publisher's Summary

The definitive translation of Plato's Republic, the most influential text in the history of Western philosophy

Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed translation by Allan Bloom was the first to take a strictly literal approach. In addition to the annotated text, there is also a rich and valuable essay—as well as indices—which will enable listeners to better understand the heart of Plato's intention.

©2016 Allan Bloom (P)2022 Basic Books

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"The best available English translation....It compels intelligent readers to come to grips with what Plato actually wrote."—American Political Science Review

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