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Widely acknowledged as his most influential work, Republic presents Plato's philosophical views on the nature ofjustice and his vision for the ideal state.THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:A concise introduction that gives the reader important background informationA chronology of the author's life and work A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical contextAn outline of key themes to guide the reader's own interpretations Detailed explanatory notes Critical analysis and modern perspectives on the work Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interactionA list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experienceSimon & Schuster Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.
A fresh, practical approach to Plato's The Republic, widely acknowledged as one of the cornerstones of Western philosophy.
Number of Pages: 524
Sub-Genre: Political, History + Theory, History + Surveys / Ancient + Classical, General
Series Title: Simon & Schuster Enriched Classic
Publisher: Pocket Classics
Street Date: January 1, 2010
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-1414