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Republic Book IV EP 14 The Advantages of Justice in City and Soul

Understanding Plato

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Episode  ·  17:25  ·  Sep 28, 2021


Socrates takes the first steps toward discovering the meaning of justice in the city-state and the place in the city where it is most likely to be found. He puts forward two analogical arguments to prove that justice is found in the city only when there is an agreement between all classes of the city is founded on the principle of natural division of labor. Each person practices only one task in the city and that shall be the task for which he or she is naturally suited.

17m 25s  ·  Sep 28, 2021

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