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The Republic
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The volume that you hold in your hands offers a distinctive alternative to the many editions of Plato's Republic currently in print. Andrea Tschemplik provides a fresh and accessible translation of Plato's classic work, specially designed to aid newcomers in better understanding and appreciating the text. In addition, this volume provides a range of student-friendly supplements to enhance the learning experience. A general introduction addresses the standard challenges associated with reading Platonic dialogues, outlines the basic structure of the work, introduces key characters, and offers historical context. Each book begins with a helpful outline, and ends with study questions ideal for classroom discussion, paper assignments, or self-guided consideration of the text. Annotations, appendices, and an extensive index round out the volume.
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Plato. (2005). The Republic. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

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Plato. 2005. The Republic. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

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Plato, The Republic. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.

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Chapter 1 Introduction
Part 2 Book I
Chapter 3 Study Questions
Part 4 Book II
Chapter 5 Study Questions
Part 6 Book III
Chapter 7 Study Questions
Part 8 Book IV
Chapter 9 Study Questions
Part 10 Book V
Chapter 11 Study Questions
Part 12 Book VI
Chapter 13 Study Questions
Part 14 Book VII
Chapter 15 Study Questions
Part 16 Book VIII
Chapter 17 Study Questions
Part 18 Book IX
Chapter 19 Study Questions
Part 20 Book X
Chapter 21 Study Questions
Part 22 Appendix 1:Cephalus and Polemarchus (Lysias, Against Eratosthenes)
Part 23 Appendix 2:Athenian Imperialism (Thucydides, "The Melian Dialogue")
Part 24 Appendix 3:The Ring of Gyges (Herodotus, Histories, Book I)
Part 25 Appendix 4:The Status of Women (Xenophon, Oeconomicus)
Part 26 Appendix 5:Athenian Constitutional History