Annotated Bibliography Of Plato's Ethics And Politics In The Republic

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Annotated bibliography
Brown, Eric. "Plato's Ethics and Politics in The Republic." Stanford University. Stanford University, 01 Apr. 2003. Web. 21 Sept. 2014 This book is more of a story with an enormous amount of information on Plato’s philosophy tangled in. There are many questions proposed, such as: why do men act justly? This is such a giant question in philosophy with a million answers and subcategories used to try and answer it. This book is the foundation of the entire topic, with many propositions used to answer it. Do men act justly because fear of higher power, or just because it is the ‘right’ thing for men to do? Justice is considered the most fundamental ethical and political ideas. Platos political view of democratic government
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M. Vroom. Probing the Depths of Evil and Good: Multireligious Views and Case Studies. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007. Print. This book goes into deep detail of the good and evils in human nature. It states that the evils are generally understood in Buddhism then going into detail about the different kinds of evil more specifically, which is a great comparison to Confucius they are often eloped together in explaining human nature.
Paxson, Tom. "A Comparison Between the Ethics of Socrates and Confucius." Tom. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Sept. 2014. This web article has a tremendous amount of information about Confucius as well. The contribution of Confucius is the formulated code of righteousness. Confucius was a firm believer in living and governing by doing primarily nothing. He stayed away from talk about Gods. His quest for life was to restore social order in attempt to find the truth. "Plato." A&E Networks Television. Web.
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It goes into detail about his history, as well as his theories and meanings on many different things. The article also describes and simplifies the books that Plato wrote, as well as the ideas represented in these books. To understand why Plato believed what he believed, it’s best to understand the surroundings in which he was living and this article does just that. Because of his families failure in the political life is the reason Plato turned to philosophy. Plato founded The Academy and then spent the remainder of his life there discussing math and philosophy with other men like
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