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4.0 out of 5 stars interesting modern translation, 4 Mar 2012
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This review is from: Protagoras and Meno (Penguin Classics) (Paperback)
The Meno and Protagoras are two of Plato's better known works and a standard component of many undergraduate courses which touch on philosophy. These are relaxed modern translations - they are easy to read and the philosophical concepts are generally easy to identify from them. The supporting essay is a bit light, but if you want analysis there are plenty of other versions. I did occasionally feel that the translation was a bit too colloquial - I'm not suggesting Plato can only be approach by formal language, but I guess most people reading these will be students and this translation does not always match lectuers expectations (mind you it does not claim to). But, if you just want a good easy way to read Plato this is perfect.
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