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 has recorded over four hundred audiobooks and has earned over twenty "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, including for his narration of "Scaramouche" by Rafael Sabatini. He is also the recipient of five coveted Audie Awards, including one for "The King's Speech" by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi, and he was named an "AudioFile" Best Voice of 2009.