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The Republic | Suggested Reading


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Ferrari, G.R.F., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Plato's Republic. Cambridge UP, 2007.

Havelock, Eric A. The Muse Learns to Write. Yale UP, 1986.

---. Preface to Plato. Harvard UP, 1963.

Ong, Walter J. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. Methuen, 1982.

Strauss, Leo. The City and Man. UP of Virginia, 1964.

Vlastos, Gregory. Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher. Cornell UP, 1991.

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