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Plato: Laws

Edited by Malcolm Schofield, University of Cambridge
Translated by Tom Griffith
Plato's Laws is one of the most important surviving works of ancient Greek political thought. It offers sustained reflection on the enterprise of legislation, and on its role in the social and religious regulation of society in all its aspects. Many of its ideas were drawn upon by later political thinkers, from Aristotle and Cicero to Thomas More and Montesquieu. This book presents the first translation of the complete text of the Laws for thirty-five years, in Tom Griffith's readable…
pp i-iv
pp v-vi
Editorial note
pp vii-viii
pp 1-19
pp 20-22
Principal dates
pp 23-24
A guide to further reading
pp 25-30
pp 31-32
Book 1
pp 33-67
Book 2
pp 68-99
Book 3
pp 100-139
Book 4
pp 140-168
Book 5
pp 169-197
Book 6
pp 198-242
Book 7
pp 243-291
Book 8
pp 292-323
Book 9
pp 324-364
Book 10
pp 365-401
Book 11
pp 402-434
Book 12
pp 435-470
pp 471-475
pp 476-491
Miscellaneous Endmatter
pp 492-495
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Online ISBN: 9781139020800
Published online: 28 May 2018
Hardback ISBN: 9780521859653
Hardback publication date: 08 September 2016
Paperback ISBN: 9780521676908
Paperback publication date: 08 September 2016