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  1. The Complete Works of Plato, Volume I by Plato, 2009-11-12
  2. Great Political Thinkers: From Plato to the Present by Alan O. Ebenstein, 1999-08-25
  3. Plato's Phaedrus by Plato, 2009-03-01
  4. Learning Greek With Plato (Bristol Phoenix Press - Classical Handbooks) by Frank Beetham, 2007-05-31
  5. Opera: Volume I: Euthyphro, Apologia Socratis, Crito, Phaedo, Cratylus, Sophista, Politicus, Theaetetus (Oxford Classical Texts) by Plato, 1995-10-19
  6. Theatetus (Penguin Classics) by Plato, 1987-08-04
  7. Parmenides by Plato, 2008-08-29
  8. The Dialogues of Plato, Volume 2: The Symposium by Plato, 1993-08-25
  9. Introducing Plato by Dave Robinson, 2001-10-16
  10. Plato's Philosophers: The Coherence of the Dialogues by Catherine H. Zuckert, 2009-06-01
  11. Plato's Thought by G. M. A. Grube, 1980-06
  12. Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida (6th Edition) (Philosophical Classics) by Forrest E. Baird, 2010-01-13
  13. Plato For Beginners by Robert Cavalier, 2007-08-21
  14. Plato: Laches, Protagoras, Meno, Euthydemus, (Loeb Classical Library, No. 165) (Greek and English Edition) by Plato, 1977-01-01

101. Plato On Utopia (Stanford Encyclopedia Of Philosophy)
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Plato on utopia
First published Thu Dec 5, 2002; substantive revision Tue Dec 19, 2006 The Laws is one of Plato's last dialogues. In it, he sketches the basic political structure and laws of an ideal city named Magnesia. Despite the fact that the Laws treats a number of basic issues in political and ethical philosophy as well as theology, it has suffered neglect compared with the Republic . In recent years, however, more scholarly attention has been paid to the Laws . This entry discusses some of the most important issues arising in recent scholarship and suggests avenues for future research.
1. Authenticity and Chronology
In the more exuberantly speculative days of the 19th century, the authenticity of the Laws Laws Such skepticism is hard to understand, especially since Aristotle refers to the Laws as a dialogue of Plato's in numerous passages and today no serious scholar doubts its authenticity. On the question of chronology, two external references are helpful:

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