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Plato : Republic I
by Plato and D. Allen
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What is the true nature of dikaiosyne (justice)? In the dialogue that forms Book I of The Republic Socrates meets the arguments first of Polemarchus, that justice means speaking the truth and paying one's dues in the broadest sense; then of Thrasymachus, that it is nothing more than the power which the strong exercise over the weaker members of society. In reality, Book I concludes, justice, self-control (sophrosyne), and virtue (arete) are 'natural'; the city which displays them is most truly free; the individuals who possess them will achieve their true destiny.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781853992544
  • ISBN-10: 1853992542
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publish Date: April 2013
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 6.52 x 0.32 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47 pounds
  • Page Count: 144