Republic (Knickerbocker Classics) (Paperback)
Knickerbocker Classics, 9780785837015, 416pp.
Publication Date: February 12, 2019
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Published around 380 BCE, Plato's most famous work explores the idea of justness, among other things, through a Socratic dialogue. Considered to be one of the most influential writings in the development of Western philosophy and political theory, Republic is as relevant today as when it was originally published.
About the Author
Plato was an ancient philosopher and the founder of the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.
Odysseus Makridis is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Logic at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey. He recently published two volumes in Formal Logic, and has also written on Plato's theory of the Forms, ancient Greek philosophy, topics in moral philosophy, and Nietzsche's political philosophy. He has taught at Brandeis University and was a Teaching Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.