The Republic

The Republic

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Excerpt: ...But will you be so good as answer yet one more question? Does the just man try to gain any advantage over the just? Far otherwise; if he did he would not be the simple amusing creature which he is. And would he try to go beyond just action? He would not. And how would he regard the attempt to gain an advantage over the unjust; would that be considered by him as just or unjust? He would think it just, and would try to gain the advantage; but he would not be able. Whether he would or would not be able, I said, is not to the point. My question is only whether the just man, while refusing to have more than another just man, would wish and claim to have more than the unjust? Yes, he would. And what of the unjustshow more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236717929
  • 9781236717924