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Title: Republic
Sub-title: 2nd Edition
Series: Hackett Classics
By (author): Plato Translated by: G. M. A. Grube Revised by: C. D. C. Reeve
ISBN10-13: 0872201368 : 9780872201361
Format: Paperback
Size: 215.9x139.7mm
Pages: 392
Weight: .370 Kg.
Published: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc (US) - November   1992
List Price: 11.99 Pounds Sterling
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock, more expected soon 
Subjects: Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500 : Social & political philosophy : Political science & theory
The revised edition of Grube's classic translation follows and furthers Grube's noted success in combining fidelity to Plato's text with natural readability, while reflecting the fruits of new scholarship and insights into Plato's thought since publication of the first edition in 1974. A new introduction, index, and bibliography by Professor Reeve are included in this new rendering.
C. D. C. Reeve is Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Reviews:
C.D.C. Reeve has taken the excellent Grube translation and, without sacrificing accuracy, rendered it into a vivid and contemporary style. It is intensity that is often lost in translation, but not here. This is not just a matter of style. The Republic is full of brilliant thoughts, and one needs to preserve brilliance to capture them. In the cave of translations, Reeve's revision of Grube's Republic is closest to the sun. --Jonathan Lear, University of Chicago
Reeve has reworked the Grube translation thoroughly, raising the level of philosophical accuracy and updating the language, all the while retaining--and indeed enhancing--the celebrated readability of the Grube original. For a long time to come, Grube-Reeve will deservedly be the first choice of scholars and students alike. --John Cooper, Princeton University
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