The Republic (Plato) Essay | Analysis of "Republic"

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Analysis of "Republic"

Summary: Essay presents an analysis of Plato's "Republic."
Philosophy is a Greek word meaning "love of wisdom." Throughout Plato's Republic, wisdom plays an important role. According to Plato, education is wisdom and all of our knowledge is not acquiring information, but remembering it from the past. He felt that wisdom is a skill that comes to us naturally as we are just removing the veil of ignorance. His search for the true meaning of justice leads to a discussion with his peers of education and what part it should play in the ideal state that they have developed. He feels everyone has to be willing to learn and have courage in order to acquire knowledge. Glaucon challenges Plato to "praise justice as a good of that kind...because of its very self...and how injustice harms [them]" (367d). Socrates is up to this challenge, and in response to Glaucon's challenge, Plato directs his focus on...

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