The Republic: The Influential Classic (Capstone Classics #16) (Hardcover)

The Republic: The Influential Classic (Capstone Classics #16) By Plato, Tom Butler-Bowdon (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Plato, Tom Butler-Bowdon (Introduction by)
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The newest deluxe edition in the bestselling Capstone Classics Series

This ancient classic has had a make-over. In recent years these Capstone Classic deluxe editions have caught the book buying public's imagination. The volumes of international bestsellers such as Think and Grow Rich and The Art of War have quickly become the market leaders. Now Plato's best known work, one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory, has been brought to life in this luxury, hardback, keep-sake edition.

This edition includes:

  • Plato's plans for a perfect society characterised by a blend of wisdom, courage, self-discipline and justice
  • Lessons to learn about living according to eternal truths, instead of existing simply for survival and pleasure
  • A new introduction by Tom Butler Bowdon, the classic personal development expert

About the Author

Plato was a classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens. Along with Socrates and Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Tom Butler-Bowdon is the author of five bestselling books on classic self-help and motivational writing. He has been described by USA Today as 'a true scholar of this type of literature'. Tom has also written introductions to the other editions in the Capstone Classics series.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780857083135
ISBN-10: 0857083139
Publisher: Capstone
Publication Date: May 14th, 2012
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Capstone Classics