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Plato: Home

A Gumberg Library Research Guide


Plato from Raphael's "School of Athens." Wikimedia Commons

The article on Plato in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy says, "The subject of philosophy...can be called his invention." Plato's thinking was influential and formative not only in the ancient Athenian world, but has continued to be so at all times, up to the present day. This research guide will assist you in learning about this profound thinkers work, thought, life and reasons for his continuing influence.

Plato, from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Plato, from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

EBooks in the list below may be accessed off-campus, but you will need to enter you Multipass information when you click on a title.

All of these resources can be accessed from off-campus, but you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on a link below.



Stephanus Edition of Plato's Works

     Vol. 1    Vol. 2     Vol. 3

Dialogues of Plato, translated by Jowett (1892)

     Vol. 1   Vol. 2   Vol. 3   Vol. 4   Vol. 5

Need Help?

If at any time you need help with using Gumberg Library resources, please contact Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian, via email or by phone at 412-426-5430, 8:30 am-4:30 pm ET, Monday-Friday. If he is not available, Ask Gumberg