CART

(0) items

Republic, The (Plato)

by ; ;
Edition:
Revised
ISBN13:

9780140455113

ISBN10:
0140455116
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/14/2007
Publisher(s):
PENGUIN
List Price: $12.00

Rent Book

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$4.99

Hurry!

Only three copies
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Book

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9780140455113
$7.80

Buy New Book

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours
N9780140455113
$8.96

eBook

We're Sorry
Not Available

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $4.95
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the Revised edition with a publication date of 9/14/2007.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Customer Reviews

Cheap  February 14, 2011
by


The Republic by Plato should be read by everyone. A good way to get people to start thinking. But also this is the cheapest price I have found for this book.






Republic, The (Plato): 4 out of 5 stars based on 1 user reviews.

Summary

Plato's Republic is widely acknowledged as the cornerstone of Western philosophy. Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, it is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. During the conversation other questions are raised: what is goodness; what is reality; what is knowledge? The Republic also addresses the purpose of education and the role of both women and men as 'guardians' of the people. With remarkable lucidity and deft use of allegory, Plato arrives at a depiction of a state bound by harmony and ruled by 'philosopher kings'.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...