Plato's Ideal Republic Analysis

1123 Words5 Pages
SELİN ÖZCAN 21001366 PHIL 243-09 The Republic which is written by Plato is a perfect example of “ideal city state and life”; the conformity intended by engaging social settings of an ideal republic. The Republic begins with prologue and clarification generally dialogues takes an important place between Socrates and Plato. In the book, Plato tries to give an answer such questions: What an ideal city states and citizenship also identifying good and just life? Author presents Plato’s ideal and model societies with the help of that questions’ answer. Socrates endeavor to lead his political perspective, with using his confusing and logical questions and answers to define the existence reason of the city and citizens and also their relationship…show more content…
He claims that ruler would become a king which is held some superiorities such as being philosopher and comprehend just and equality. Being a “Philosopher King” means that having a high level of knowledge and interrogator perspective. Such as; having a general attitude, asking some deep questions also intellectual extensive knowledge can be important features for being a good leader. Because philosopher with some superiorities such as being philosopher are addicted to learning and are not willing to give up any part of it without ignore any differences such as; valuable or not. To manage have a love for the truth and…show more content…
They are specialized in terms of their abilities, capabilities. Not just education but also there is a difference between women and men. In the interest of differences, men born with a physical power so they canalize their energy to war or to work with using physical energy but women’s capabilities and power show some differences because their creation can be different from men but not completely. For example; “men and women are by nature the same with respect so guarding the city, except to the extent that one is weaker and the other stronger.” (456a). In connection with this perspective “then women of this sort must be chosen along with men of the same sort to live with them and share their guardianship, seeing that they are adequate for the task and akin to the men in nature.”(456b). In terms of this equation both women and men may have some similarities about their purpose of life like their job. A kind of creation and occupation have differences and similarities actually in the whole society, ordinary women who born for having guardian’s wife, these women are common for every guardian. Both children and women are not to live privately with any man so “that the Republic, according to Socrates and Plato’s ideal city state preferences if citizens work and live accordance with their
Open Document