Author(s): Professor D J Sheppard
Plato's Republic, one of the most important texts in the Western canon, is also one of the most widely taught. This guide, designed to be read alongside the original, offers a range of interpretive possibilities that allow readers to become meaningfully and confidently conversant with Plato's text. It provides key insights into style, vocabulary, arguments, and philosophical content of the Republic. No other guide is more suitable for beginning students.