Republic. Timaeus. Critias

Republic. Timaeus. Critias

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...and delight in detailing what they mean to do when their wish has come true--that is a way which they have of not doing much good to a capacity which was never good for much. Now I The utility to myself am beginning to lose heart, and I should like, with ni""dered your permission, to pass over the question of possibility at possibility present. Assuming therefore the possibility of the proposal, afterwards. I shall now proceed to enquire how the rulers will carry out these arrangements, and I shall demonstrate that our plan, if executed, will be of the greatest benefit to the State and to the guardians. First of all, then, if you have no objection, I will endeavour with your help to consider the advantages of the measure; and hereafter the question of possibility. I have no objection; proceed. First, I think that if our rulers and their auxiliaries are to be worthy of the name which they bear, there must be willingness to obey in the one and the power of command in the other; the guardians must themselves obey the laws, and they must also imitate the spirit of them in any details which are entrusted to their care. That is right, he said. You, I said, who are their legislator, having selected the The legislator men, will now select the women and give them to them;--they wl" lcct 7 0 'J guardians must be as far as possible of like natures with them; and male and they must live in common houses and meet at common meals. jjale' wh0 None of them will have anything specially his or her own; 152 The breeding of animals. Glaucon. t at mon meals Republic v. they will be together, and will be brought up together; and Socrates, will associate at gymnastic exercises. And so they will be drawn by a necessity of their natures to have intercourse...show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123665367X
  • 9781236653673