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Read online The Republic (Texts in the History of Political Thought).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Republic (Texts in the History of Political Thought) This is a completely new translation of one of the great works of Western political thought In addition to Tom Griffith s vivid dignified and accurate rendition of Plato s text this edition is suitable for students at all levels It contains an introduction that assesses the cultural background to the Republic its place within political philosophy and its general argument succinct notes in the text an analytical summary of content a full glossary of proper names a chronology of important events and a guide to further reading by Plato, G.R.F. Ferrari, Tom Griffith

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The Republic (Texts in the History of Political Thought)
Title:The Republic (Texts in the History of Political Thought)
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