Description - Plato's Republic by Simon Blackburn
Plato is perhaps the most significant philosopher who has ever lived, and "The Republic" is widely regarded as his most famous dialogue. Its discussion of the perfect city - and the perfect mind - laid the foundations for Western culture. In "Plato's Republic", Simon Blackburn explains the judicial, moral, and political ideas in "The Republic" and shows why Western thought is still conditioned by this most important of books.
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Author Biography - Simon Blackburn
Simon Blackburn is a professor of philosophy at the University of Cambridge and the author of Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy. Simon Vance, a former BBC Radio presenter and newsreader, is a full-time actor who has appeared on both stage and television. He has recorded over eight hundred audiobooks and has earned five coveted Audie Awards, and he has won fifty-seven Earphones Awards from AudioFile magazine, which has named him a Golden Voice.