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The Rise and Fall of Democracies and Republics

American Minute with Bill Federer Plato was a Greek philosopher who lived in the city-state of Athens. In 380 BC, Plato wrote The Republic, where he...

Is Obama Just or Unjust?—Go Ask Socrates

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Plato: The Republic, Book Ten

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Ten, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - GLAUCON Of he many excellences which I perceive in the order of our...

Plato: The Republic, Book Nine

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Nine, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - ADEIMANTUS Last of all comes the tyrannical man; about whom we have once...

Plato: The Republic, Book Eight

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Eight, 360 B.C.E. And so, Glaucon, we have arrived at the conclusion that in the perfect State...

Plato: The Republic, Book Seven

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Seven, 360 B.C.E. And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature...

Plato: The Republic, Book Six

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Six, 360 B.C.E. And thus, Glaucon, after the argument has gone a weary way, the true and...

Plato: The Republic, Book Five

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Five, 360 B.C.E. Such is the good and true City or State, and the good and true...

Plato: The Republic, Book Four

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Four, 360 B.C.E. Adeimantus - SOCRATES Here Adeimantus interposed a question: How would you answer, Socrates, said he,...

Plato: The Republic, Book Three

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Three, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - ADEIMANTUS Such then, I said, are our principles of theology --some tales are...

Plato: The Republic, Book Two

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plato: “The Republic”, Book Two, 360 B.C.E. Socrates - GLAUCON With these words I was thinking that I had made an end...

Made of Paper: The Republic

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The one piece of required reading that impressed me most in my first year of college was The Republic of...

Technology, Sovereignty, and The Third Wave

by Steve Farrell Introduction, Democrats In Drag, Part 1 On November 11, 1994, in a post-election victory speech, Republican House member Newt Gingrich revealed to Congress...

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