Plato's Republic is a long philosophical work written by Alain Badiou, a famous contemporary French philosopher. In this book, Badiou imitates Plato's dialogue writing technique in the Republic, changes the ancient Greek background in the original book into modern society, and changes the wise men and events in the book into modern characters and events, interprets the ancient classical philosophy from a new perspective, and gives the Republic modern meaning, making it a classic work of contemporary philosophy.
Alain Badiou (1937 -) is a French philosopher who has been hailed as the most speculative thinker since Hegel, the most materialistic philosopher since Lucretius, and the most influential radical intellectual alive today. His representative works include "Being and Events", "Century" and "Philosophical Manifesto".
Professor and doctoral supervisor of Department of French, School of Foreign Languages, Nanjing University, visiting scholar of Sorbonne University, National young talent selected. He is mainly engaged in the research of translation studies, French poetics and literary theory. He also holds the posts of Deputy Secretary-General of the Sino-French Language and Culture Comparison Association of Sino-Foreign Language and Culture, Executive director of Jiangsu Foreign Literature Association, director of Jiangsu Translators Association, and Secretary-General of Nanjing Translators Association.
Born in October 1989 in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province. In 2015, he graduated from the Department of French, School of Foreign Languages, Nanjing University with a master's degree in translation. His major translations include Plato's Republic, The One That is Not with Me, The Second Trial of Socrates and so on.