The Republic

The Republic - Desmond Lee, Plato This is clearly one of the best books ever written. Many times I've started reading it but never could get in to it. This is the first time I actually tried listening to it instead of reading it, and now I realize that this book was meant to be listened to not read. I suspect it is a very good translation (by Raymond Larson), and I know it has a great introduction that really helped me in understanding the text.

I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in philosophy and especially to the person who has never read anything about philosophy before because of the way it teaches one how to think critically.