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Plato Complete Works
by Plato and John M. Cooper and D. S. Hutchinson


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Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars--many commissioned especially for this volume--are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Outstanding translations by leading contemporary scholars--many commissioned especially for this volume--are presented here in the first single edition to include the entire surviving corpus of works attributed to Plato in antiquity. In his introductory essay, John Cooper explains the presentation of these works, discusses questions concerning the chronology of their composition, comments on the dialogue form in which Plato wrote, and offers guidance on approaching the reading and study of Plato's works.

Also included are concise introductions by Cooper and Hutchinson to each translation, meticulous annotation designed to serve both scholar and general reader, and a comprehensive index. This handsome volume offers fine paper and a high-quality Smyth-sewn cloth binding in a sturdy, elegant edition.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780872203495
  • ISBN-10: 0872203492
  • Publisher: Hackett Pub Co Inc
  • Publish Date: May 1997
  • Page Count: 1808
  • Dimensions: 2 x 6.5 x 9.25 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.05 pounds


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