Part REP8: Republic Book 8

Plato - Republic Book 8

Start Monday 26th or Wednesday 28th Sep 2022 @7:30pm . This is an 8 week online course via zoom and is suitable both for newcomers to Plato and those who have done some previous study. Classes are 75 minutes.


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Republic Book 8

The Republic discusses justice, the order and character of the just city-state, and the just man. It is Plato's best-known and most influential work of philosophy and political theory.

Plato, speaking through his teacher Socrates, sets out to answer two questions:

• What is justice?

• Why should we be just?

And if we want just individuals and a just state how do we bring that about.

Join us in this inquiry into one of the big questions that is as relevant to our time as it was when this dialogue took place.

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