Get recommended reads, deals, and more from Basic Books
Now, tell us what you like to read.
Allan Bloom, 1930–1992, was a professor of social thought at the University of Chicago. He was the author of many books, including the number one bestseller The Closing of the American Mind.
The definitive translation of Plato's Republic, the most influential text in the history of Western philosophyLong regarded as the most accurate rendering of Plato's Republic…