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List of the best Plato books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With works that have been studied for hundreds of years with critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Plato is one of the most popular authors of all time. One of the most notable philosophers in history, Plato is known for his mathematical writings, and influence in Western philosophy. If you're a huge fan of his, then vote on your favorite works below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Plato who want to know which books they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.

This list has a variety of books, like The Republic and Meno, in it. What are Plato's best works? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.

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The Republic is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Plato Books
The Republic Plato

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Phaedrus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Plato Books
Phaedrus Plato

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Apology is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Plato Books
Apology Plato

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The symposium on love, or the ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Plato Books

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Meno is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Plato Books
Meno Plato

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Euthyphro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Plato Books
Euthyphro Plato

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Crito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Plato Books
Crito Plato

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Timaeus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Plato Books
Timaeus Plato

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The Seventh Letter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Plato Books

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Protagoras is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Plato Books
Protagoras Plato

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Laches and Charmides is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Plato Books
Laches and Charmides Plato, Kristopher G. Sprague

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Cratylus is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Plato Books
Cratylus Plato

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Gorgias is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Plato Books
Gorgias Plato

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Lysis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Plato Books
Lysis Plato

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The Complete Works of Plato is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Plato Books

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Plato's Sophist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Plato Books

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Ion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Plato Books
Ion Plato

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Plato: Timaeus, Critias, Cleit... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Plato Books
Menexenus Plato

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Hippias major is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Plato Books

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Philebus is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Plato Books
Philebus Plato

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Plato and Parmenides is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Plato Books

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Theaetetus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Plato Books
Theaetetus Plato

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Critias is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Plato Books
Critias Plato

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The Republic. The Statesman of... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Plato Books

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The Euthydemus of Plato is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Plato Books