Republic: Bk.1
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Republic: Bk.1

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 203g
  • Bristol Classical Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1853992542
  • 9781853992544
  • 712,483

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