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Plato's Symposium

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
More than 2,500 years after it was written, Symposium remains a key text for philosophers, historians, writers, artists and politicians. Plato imagines seven important historical figures, including the philosopher Socrates, debating eros (human love and desire).

Plato's The Republic

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
What is justice? How should an individual and a society behave justly? And how do they learn how to do so? These are just some of the core questions explored in The Republic, considered by many to be Plato's most important work.

Protagoras

Paperback, 25/06/2009, £6.99
£6.29
In this dialogue Plato shows the pretensions of the leading sophist, Protagoras, challenged by the critical arguments of Socrates. The dialogue broadens out to consider the nature of the good life and the role of intellect and pleasure.

Crowd and the Mob: From Plato to Canetti

Paperback, 13/06/2011, £35.99
£32.39

Plato's Republic: A Ladybird Expert Book

Hardback, 07/02/2019, £8.99
£8.09

Timaeus and Critias

Paperback, 28/08/2008, £9.99
£7.99
A Socratic dialogue in two parts. It begins with a theoretical exposition of the cosmos and his story describing the creation of the universe, from its very beginning to the coming of man. It also comprises an account of the rise and fall of Atlantis, an empire ruled by the descendants of Poseidon, which ultimately sank into the sea.

Timaeus and Critias

Paperback, 13/11/2008, £8.99
£8.09
In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts.

Symposium

Paperback, 27/02/2003, £8.99
£8.09
In the course of a lively drinking party, a group of Athenian intellectuals exchange views on eros, or desire. From their conversation emerge a series of subtle reflections on gender roles, sex in society and the sublimation of basic human instincts.

Introducing Plato: A Graphic Guide

Paperback, 04/11/2010, £7.99
£7.19
Explains how philosophers like Socrates and Pythagoras influenced Plato's thought. This book provides an account of Plato's puzzling theory of knowledge, and explains how this theory then directed his provocative views on politics, ethics and individual liberty.

Plato: Guide For The Perplexed

Paperback, 24/10/2007, £31.99
£28.79
It is widely agreed that Plato laid the foundations for the whole history of western thought and, well over 2000 years later, his work is still studied by every student of philosophy. This title provides an account of Plato's philosophy, his major works and ideas, providing a guide to the important thought of this key philosopher.

Republic of Plato

Paperback, 17/11/2016, £16.99
£15.29
"Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato s Republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed work is the first strictly literal translation of a timeless classic. This second ed"

Gorgias

Paperback, 29/01/2004, £8.99
£8.09
Are high moral standards essential or should we give our preference to the pragmatist who gets things done or negotiates successfully? Taking the form of a dialogue between Socrates, Gorgias, Polus and Callicles, this title debates perennial questions about the nature of government and those who aspire to public office.