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Published by M. W. Dunne in New York, London .
Written in

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe Statesman
StatementWith a special introduction to The Republic by Frederick Zadock Rooker
SeriesUniversal classics library
ContributionsDavis, Henry, Burges, George, 1786?-1864
The Physical Object
Paginationxix p., 1 l., 350 p., 2 l., 78 p.
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14584656M
LC Control Number01015191

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Plato’s Republic (Greek: Πολιτεία, Politeia; Latin: Res Publica) was written in BC and this version was translated by Benjamin Jowett in It is a fiction book in the format of a discussion between Socrates and others. It aims to debate and conclusively determine the meaning of Justice/5(). LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Republic, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. Polemarchus asks Socrates to explain what he meant when he said that wives and children, like the possessions of friends, should be held in common. Glaucon and Thrasymachus support Polemarchus. The Republic By Plato Written B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett: Table of Contents Book X: Socrates - GLAUCON Of he many excellences which I perceive in the order of our State, there is none which upon reflection pleases me better than the rule about poetry. Socrates describes the four types of government— Timocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy, and Tyranny. All are failures. He adds that there are equivalent kinds of human soul for each government. Socrates imagines a gradual failure of the city as it passes through each government. Because the city is human, it is imperfect and thus destined to fail.

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