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Works: 4,387 works in 8,463 publications in 21 languages and 35,608 library holdings
Genres: Utopian fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  History  Graphic novels  Fiction  Study guides  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Attributed name, Dubious author, Lyricist, 070, Composer, Collector, Translator
Classifications: JC71, 321.07
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Most widely held works about Plato
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Most widely held works by Plato
Statesman by Platón( Book )

51 editions published between 1893 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's Statesman is the second of a projected trilogy of dialogues, in which an unnamed stranger sets out to satisfy Socrates' desire for an account of sophist, statesman, and philosopher. (The third was never written.) It includes a clear English translation along with supplementary materials
Philebus by Platón( Book )

68 editions published between 1820 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this work, one of the late Socratic dialogues, Socrates and his companions discuss the relative value of pleasure and knowledge
Phaedrus by Plato( Book )

102 editions published between 1810 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Called by some an unphilosophical work, Phaedrus anticipates much that Plato would later elaborate and retains some things which he would eventually eliminate"--Provided by publisher
Symposium by Plato( Book )

160 editions published between 1782 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce dialogue donne l'occasion aux différents protagonistes du banquet de prononcer un discours en l'honneur de l'amour et à Platon, via Socrate, d'exprimer l'un des aspects esentiels de sa philosophie, soit : l'amour incite à la comtemplation des Idées
Timaeus by Platón( Book )

40 editions published between 1828 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in Plato: Complete Works, Donald J. Zeyl's masterful translation of Timaeus is presented along with his 75 page introductory essay, which discusses points of contemporary interest in the Timaeus, deals at length with long-standing and current issues of interpretation, and provides a consecutive commentary on the work as a whole. Includes an analytic table of contents and a select bibliography. ""Donald Zeyl's fresh and faithful translation and his lucid, comprehensive commentary will bring the sublime Timaeus to life for contemporary students of cosmology, metaphysics, h
Meno; text and criticism by Platón( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The republic by Plato( Book )

119 editions published between 1839 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Republic, a masterpiece of philosophical and political thought, concerns righteousness both in individuals and in communities and proposes an ideal state organized and governed on philosophical principles. This edition, which replaces the original Loeb edition by Paul Shorey, offers text, translation, and annotation that are fully current with modern scholarship.--Jacket
Education : ends and means( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laches by Plato( Book )

43 editions published between 1736 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eBook version of Laches presents the full text of this literary classic
The education of the young in the Republic of Plato by Platón( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cratylus by Platón( Book )

13 editions published between 1770 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thought by some to be the highest point reached by the science of language in antiquity. It deals with the importance of dialectic and the contrast between Heracliteanism and Eleaticism"--Provided by publisher
Platonis Dialogi secundum Thrasylli tetralogias dispositi by Plato( Book )

77 editions published between 1851 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposium and others dialogues : Plato. -- by Platón( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euthydemus by Plato( Book )

22 editions published between 1833 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English translation of Plato's dialogue of Socrates and two prominent Sophists, Euthydemus and Dionysodorus, and their conflicting philosophical views, of which Plato satirizes the logical fallacies of the Sophists
The Apology, Phaedo, and Crito of Plato by Plato( Book )

53 editions published between 1825 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texte annnoté avec un dossier proposant une présentation de Platon et une analyse de l'oeuvre et de ses problématiques
The laws by Plato( )

38 editions published between 1960 and 2019 in English and Russian and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively dialogue between a foreign philosopher and a powerful statesman, Plato's Laws reflects the essence of the philosopher's reasoning on political theory and practice. It also embodies his mature and more practical ideas about a utopian republic. Plato's discourse ranges from everyday issues of criminal and matrimonial law to wider considerations involving the existence of the gods, the nature of the soul, and the problem of evil. This translation of Plato's Laws by the distinguished scholar Benjamin Jowett is an authoritative choice for students of philosophy, political science, and literature. It is included among Dover Publications' Philosophical Classics, a series that comprises the major works of ancient and modern world philosophy. Low-priced, high-quality, and unabridged, these editions are ideal for teachers and students as well as for general readers
Phaedo by Plato( Book )

87 editions published between 1771 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This marvelously conceived new translation of Plato's most important dialogue will set the standard for classroom use for many years to come & The authors' imaginative new interpretation will inspire students and generate scholarly controversy - and is thus certain to accomplish what it suggests is the true aim of Socratic inquiry: the weaving, unweaving, and perpetual re-weaving of the Logos. - Dr. George R. Lucas, Jr., Professor of Philosophy, US Naval Academy, AnnapolisModern students can now appreciate the wisdom of the world's greatest thinkers. Through clear, faithful translations, r
Plato's dialogue of the immortality of the soul : Translated from the Greek, by Mr. Theobald by Platón( )

7 editions published in 1713 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Io, a dialogue of Plato, concerning poetry by Platón( )

8 editions published between 1759 and 1768 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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PhilebusPhaedrusSymposiumTimaeusThe republicEducation : ends and meansLachesCratylus
Alternative Names


Plato 427-347 pr.m.e.


Platōn 428 ar 427-348 ar 347 pr.m.e.