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The Republic

The Republic

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Written by Plato sometime around 380 Babout the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city and the just man. It is Plato’s best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory.
In it, Socrates along with various Athenians and foreigners discuss the

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Written by Plato sometime around 380 Babout the definition of justice and the order and character of the just city and the just man. It is Plato’s best-known work and has proven to be one of the most intellectually and historically influential works of philosophy and political theory.
In it, Socrates along with various Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and examine whether or not the just man is happier than the unjust man by proposing a city ruled by philosopher-kings. The participants also discuss the theory of forms, the immortality of the soul, and the roles of the philosopher and of poetry in society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012002600
Publisher:
A.J. Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2010
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
437 KB

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Plato Greek 428 – 348 BC was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

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