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The Little republic

The Little republic

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Published by Wiley & Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Character -- Miscellanea,
  • Christianity -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Statementoriginal articles by various hands ; edited by Mrs. T. P. Smith
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 41542
    ContributionsSmith, Eliza W., d. 1882
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17919934M

    Glaucon raises the question of stories about normal mortal men, but Socrates postpones the issue. I agree. Usually the quotations are arranged logically, to deal with one to three themes in the development of a chapter. They should not involve an erotic element, he explains, only a pure sort of love.

    And when they have come into being will any one say that they must of necessity be destroyed; that they can hardly be saved is not denied even by us; but that in the whole course of ages no single one of them can escape --who will venture to affirm this? And what do the rulers call one another in other States? In what respect do you mean? That will never do.

    What do you mean? I shall not be hindered, I said, by any want of will, but, if at all, by a want of power: my zeal you may see for yourselves; and please to remark in what I am about to say how boldly and unhesitatingly I declare that States should pursue philosophy, not as they do now, but in a different spirit. We must learn of the god how we are to order the sepulture of divine and heroic personages, and what is to be their special distinction and we must do as he bids? Then there are all the ordinary goods of life --beauty, wealth, strength, rank, and great connections in the State --you understand the sort of things --these also have a corrupting and distracting effect.


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The latter. You have to imagine, then, that there are two ruling powers, and that one of them is set over the intellectual world, the other over the visible.

The two men then agree that telling the truth and returning what you receive cannot be the definition of justice. Very soon though, its faults are clearly apparent. Nevertheless, I do not wonder that the many refuse to believe; for they have never seen that of which we are now speaking realised; they have seen only a conventional imitation of philosophy, consisting of words artificially brought together, not like these of ours having a natural unity.

This applies to the other aspects of gymnastics, mathematics and dialectics too. Well, I said, I submit to my fate.

The Republic

But how will they know who are fathers and daughters, and so on? Will they doubt that the philosopher is a lover of truth and being? Despite this reasoning, the philosophers believe that they have not reached a conclusion, and so address the issue from a different standpoint.

If I loiter for a moment, you instantly make a raid upon me, I said, and have no mercy; I have hardly escaped the first and second waves, and you seem not to be aware that you are now bringing upon me the third, which is the greatest and heaviest.

I strongly encourage you to read the entire dialogue from start to end. Socrates' then asks whether the allegory could not serve as one of the State's most important myths. Rare indeed.

I should like to ask you a question. Yet of all the organs of sense the eye is the most like the sun? Having his words turned around, Thrasymachus is angry and states that in any partnership the unjust person always gets the better of the just in every way.

And now, having such an auxiliary, you must do your best to show the unbelievers that you are right. He may even have to be translated from verse to prose, in order that the musicality of the language not seduce any citizens.

What are they? And when they are filling in the work, as I conceive, they will often turn their eyes upwards and downwards: I mean that they will first look at absolute justice and beauty and temperance, and again at the human copy; and will mingle and temper the various elements of life into the image of a man; and thus they will conceive according to that other image, which, when existing among men, Homer calls the form and likeness of God.

Yes, I understand. Socrates asks permission to backtrack a little at the opening of Book VIII in order to analyze the forms of corrupt governments. Certainly knowledge is a faculty, and the mightiest of all faculties.

Then reflect; has the ear or voice need of any third or additional nature in order that the one may be able to hear and the other to be heard? For I am quite ready to acknowledge that the plan which you propose, if only feasible, would do all sorts of good to the State.

Next, how shall our soldiers treat their enemies? You can hardly be ignorant that of this I was about to speak, concerning which, as you have often heard me say, we know so little; and, without which, any other knowledge or possession of any kind will profit us nothing.

Book IX concludes with the re-introduction of the question: does the unjust man who is perceived as just in public live better or worse than the just man perceived as unjust?

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