The Republic Book Summary

James Scott on 2/24/2011 9:40:27 PM

The Republic is the most famous dialogue composed by Plato in about 375 BC. It is in form of a conversation between Socrates and three different interlocutors. They discuss the nature of man, the soul, justice, and what the most just society should be like. It is a utopian account of how to best organize a society and how to plan out a stable and violence-free society or republic. Plato’s Republic has greatly influenced Western culture and philosophy.
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