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PLATO: Republic (The) (Abridged)

One of the key works of world philosophy, Plato’s The Republic sets out to consider the principles behind an ideal city state. This is the first audio recording of Plato’s great classic in a new translation by the Greek scholar Tom Griffith.



Disc 1

  The Republic (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player 'I Went Down To Piraeus Yesterday With Glaucon' 00:04:22
2.   Play with flash player 'With Pleasure, Cephalus' 00:03:54
3.   Play with flash player 'What Would You Say Is The Greatest Benefit You Have Derived From Your Possession Of Great Wealth' 00:02:19
4.   Play with flash player Polemarchus 'Inherits The Discussion' On The Definition Of Justice 00:03:10
5.   Play with flash player 'All Right Then. When People Are Unwell... ' - The Just Man 00:09:44
6.   Play with flash player Thrasymachus Takes Control Of The Argument 00:05:16
7.   Play with flash player Thrasymachus: 'Some Cities Are Tyrannies, Some Are Democracies And Others Aristocracies' 00:05:07
8.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'It's Neither Here Nor There, Polemarchus,' I Said 00:08:18
9.   Play with flash player Glaucon Puts The Argument For Injustice 00:03:58
10.   Play with flash player Socrates Defends Justice 00:07:16
11.   Play with flash player Glaucon: The Legend Of Gyges The Lydian 00:03:26
12.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'The Origin Of A City Lies... In That We Are Not, Any Of Us, Self - Sufficient' 00:07:09
13.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'In Which Case, Where Exactly Are Justice And Injustice To Be Found In It' 00:04:53
14.   Play with flash player The Origin Of War And The Need For Guardians - Soldiers 00:07:30


Disc 2

  The Republic (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Socrates: Which Of These People Are To Rule, And Which To Be Ruled' 00:06:03
2.   Play with flash player The Full Guardians And The Auxilaries, The Defenders Of The Rulers' Beliefs 00:00:43
3.   Play with flash player The Phoenician Story And The Training Of The Auxiliaries 00:09:21
4.   Play with flash player The Four Elements Of A City Which Is Wholly Good: Wisdom, Courage, Self - Discipline And Justice 00:00:58
5.   Play with flash player Wisdom 00:03:15
6.   Play with flash player Courage 00:00:42
7.   Play with flash player Self - Discipline 00:05:19
8.   Play with flash player Justice 00:03:12
9.   Play with flash player The Role Of The Classes In Society - The Skilled Worker Or Businessman; The Warriors; The Guardian, 00:03:40
10.   Play with flash player The Rational And The Spirited 00:06:04
11.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'Which Is More Profitable: Just Actions, Good Behaviour... Or Unjust Actions And Being Unju 00:03:11
12.   Play with flash player Adeimantus Raises The Question Of The Role Of Women In Society 00:09:41
13.   Play with flash player Socrates Continues The Discussion 00:04:49
14.   Play with flash player The Situation Of Children 00:03:50
15.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'The Greatest Good... And The Greatest Evil... In The Organisation Of Our City' 00:05:30
16.   Play with flash player On Campaign With The Children 00:05:54
17.   Play with flash player The Treatment Of The Enemy - Enslavement 00:05:55


Disc 3

  The Republic (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player A Model Of Justice And A Model Of Injustice 00:03:21
2.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'There Is No End To Suffering... Unless Either Philosophers Become Kings... Or Kings... Becom 00:03:48
3.   Play with flash player The Training Of The Rulers 00:02:13
4.   Play with flash player Glaucon: 'Yes, He Said. 'It Is A Good Idea To Find That Out' 00:02:56
5.   Play with flash player Socrates: '... The Most Important Branch Of Study Is The Form Or Character Of The Good' 00:04:52
6.   Play with flash player The Faculty Of Sight 00:03:09
7.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'This Is What You Must Take Me To Mean By The Child Of The Good' 00:04:36
8.   Play with flash player The Ruler Of What Can Be Understood And The Ruler Of What Can Be Seen 00:07:07
9.   Play with flash player The Metaphor Of The Community In The Cave 00:09:03
10.   Play with flash player Returning To Everyday Life After The Contemplation Of The Divine 00:03:51
11.   Play with flash player 'In Which Case, Glaucon, You Should Bear In Mind' 00:04:05
12.   Play with flash player The Agreed Characteristics Of The City 00:01:23
13.   Play with flash player The Four Regimes Of Rule: The Cretan Or Spartan (Honour - Loving - Timocracy), Oligarchy, Democracy, T 00:04:02
14.   Play with flash player Timocracy Or Timarchy 00:07:28
15.   Play with flash player I Imagine The Next Regime... Oligarchy 00:07:08


Disc 4

  The Republic (Abridged)
1.   Play with flash player Democracy 00:05:15
2.   Play with flash player '... That Leaves Us With The Task Of Describing... Tyranny' 00:08:21
3.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'What Prompts The Change From Champion To Tyrant' 00:09:41
4.   Play with flash player The Verdict: 'The Best... Is The One Who Is Most Kingly, The One Who Is King Over Himself' 00:01:27
5.   Play with flash player A Second Proof - The Three Parts Of The Soul: Pleasure, Desire, Rule 00:03:36
6.   Play with flash player 'Here Are Three Men... ' 00:03:39
7.   Play with flash player Glaucon: 'Explain, please, Why Pleasure Is A Shadow - Picture' 00:03:12
8.   Play with flash player Socrates: ' Do You Know What Sort Of Thing These Pleasures And Pains Are Then' 00:06:20
9.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'A Great Prize Is At Stake, Glaucon... For Being Good Rather Than Bad' 00:03:48
10.   Play with flash player The Tale Of Er, The Son Of Armenius 00:05:05
11.   Play with flash player A New Journey To The Light - And Eight Whorls 00:04:12
12.   Play with flash player '..When They Arrived They Had To Go Immediately Before Lachesis' 00:02:21
13.   Play with flash player Choice: The Middle Way 00:04:35
14.   Play with flash player 'This Choice Of Lives Among The Various Souls... ' 00:04:08
15.   Play with flash player Socrates: 'Practise Justice With Wisdom' 00:01:20

Total Playing Time: 04:50:31






Author(s):
Plato

Reader(s):
Alexander, Bruce

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Philosophy

Catalogue No: NA419512

Barcode: 9789626341957

Release Date: 04/2001

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