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The Republic [Illustrated]

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This Seedbox Classics edition of The Republic includes illustrations.

The Republic by Plato is a philosophical work concerning the definition of justice and the ideal forms of government. Plato examines rule by philosopher-kings, democracy, timocracy, and tyranny.
Kindle Edition, 379 pages
Published February 4th 2012 by Seedbox Press, LLC
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Shelves: philosophy
Republic
Plato
380 B.C.
Greece

It took me a long time to read it thoroughly and slowly. It made me think of things I agree with and things were shocking and unacceptable for me at all. I will not write a full comment on this book as it is well discussed, and summarized at the end of the book. Therefore, I will only write few quotes and comments.

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It discussed the nature of justice; and whether injustice is more beneficial and desired by people for its own sake.
Justice is the interest of t
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The philosopher Socrates remains, as he was in his lifetime (469–399 B.C.E.), an enigma, an inscrutable individual who, despite having written nothing, is considered one of the handful of philosophers who forever changed how philosophy itself was to be conceived. All our information about him is second-hand and most of it vigorously disputed, but his trial and death at the hands of the Athenian ...more
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