What is the doctrine of the forms laid out in the Republic and how are the theories of knowledge and reality that it presents related to how the question of justice is related to the realities of politics?
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What is Plato’s “ideal city in speech” as it is presented in the Republic, both as an ideal description of a justly ruled society and as tool for teaching what justice looks like at the level of the individual soul? (250 words, 25 points).
2. Explain how “The Allegory of the Cave” is used as a tool for describing what the ideal education of the philosopher kings should look like? Why does Socrates think that this kind of education is necessary for the realization of a just political regime? Why does he think it is necessary for the realization of the just soul, for cultivating the ability to live justly? (300 words, 25 points).
3. What is the doctrine of the forms laid out in the Republic and how are the theories of knowledge and reality that it presents related to how the question of justice is related to the realities of politics? (300 words, 25 points).
4. What does Plato’s typology of regimes look like, and how might it be relevant to current political circumstances? (250 words, 25 points).
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