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Synopsis

A giant of the ancient literary world, Plato has shaped the works of many other great minds. This erudite collection offers all of Plato's works, including each and every one of the apocrypha texts, as well as all of Plato’s original Greek texts. There are many other Plato collections available for digital readers, which is why we have made our edition particularly special, with bonus biographies, a scholarly criticism section and numerous other bonus features. (Version 1)

Features:
* All of the dialogues, with excellent formatting
* All of the spurious works in English translation, including texts often missed out of other collections
* Individual contents tables for the longer dialogues, enabling you to navigate the texts with ease
* Concise introductions for all of the works, giving valuable contextual information
* Includes Plato’s epigrams and epistles
* Many of the translations have also appeared in the famous Loeb Classical Library editions of Plato
* Special Greek pronunciation pages – experience the true sound of Plato’s 2500 year-old wisdom!
* Numerous images relating to Plato, his works and the places he lived in
* Even includes a special criticism section, with scholarly works assessing Plato’s contribution to the philosophical world
* Includes three biographies by classical writers – explore Plato’s adventurous life!
* Diogenes Laërtius’ famous biography
* Scholarly ordering of texts, with a front no-nonsense master table of contents

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CONTENTS

The Dialogues
EUTHYPHRO
APOLOGY
CRITO
HIPPIAS MAJOR
HIPPIAS MINOR
FIRST ALCIBIADES
CHARMIDES
LACHES
LYSIS
ION
PHAEDO
CRATYLUS
EUTHYDEMUS
PROTAGORAS
GORGIAS
MENO
MENEXENUS
SYMPOSIUM
THE REPUBLIC
PHAEDRUS
PARMENIDES
THEAETETUS
CLITOPHON
TIMAEUS
CRITIAS
SOPHIST
STATESMAN
PHILEBUS
LAWS

The Spurious Works
SECOND ALCIBIADES
HIPPARCHUS
THE RIVAL LOVERS
THEAGES
MINOS
EPINOMIS
SISYPHUS
AXIOCHUS
DEMODOCUS
ERYXIAS
HALCYON
ON JUSTICE
ON VIRTUE
DEFINITIONS
EPIGRAMS

The Epistles
LIST OF EPISTLES

The Greek Texts
PRONOUNCING ANCIENT GREEK
LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Criticism
PLATO AND PLATONISM by Walter Horatio Pater
INTRODUCTION TO THE PHILOSOPHY AND WRITINGS OF PLATO by Thomas Taylor
Extract from ‘REPRESENTATIVE MEN’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson
PLATO: LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF GREAT TEACHERS by Elbert Hubbard

The Biographies
PLATO: LIVES OF THE EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS by Diogenes Laërtius
THE LIFE OF PLATO by Hesychius of Miletus
THE LIFE OF PLATO by Olympiodorus

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