The education of the young in the Republic of Plato by Plato

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Translation of book II, 366 to end, book III-IV.

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Statementtr. into English with notes and introduction, by Bernard Bosanquet.
SeriesCambridge series for schools and training colleges
ContributionsBosanquet, Bernard, 1848-1923.
LC ClassificationsLB85.P7 A15
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
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Open LibraryOL18668830M

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I first started reading “The Republic” and other Plato’s dialogues when I was a teenager. The edition I read was the “ Great Dialogues of Plato ”, translated by W.H.D. Rouse. The moment I picked up the thick and wordy book, I was hooked.

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A summary of Book III in Plato's The Republic. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Republic and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

Get this from a library. The education of the young in The Republic of Plato. [Plato.; Bernard Bosanquet]. Plato received the typical education of a youth in Athens, where the education of the young was looked at as a public rather than a private matter and was entrusted exclusively to professional hands.

In the Republic, Plato outlines the normal education of a Greek boy, which he also received – learning to read and write and study the Size: KB. Plato’s Scheme of Education. Plato in his famous book “The Republic” has suggested appropriate kind of education for the ruling and the military classes of community, but he does not mention anything about the education of the industrial class.

Plato prescribes a general type of Greek education for both the military and governing classes. The education of the young in The Republic of Plato; Item Preview The education of the young in The Republic of Plato; by Plato; Bosanquet, Bernard,tr. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Addeddate Call number AXV Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0Pages: This is a general theme in the Republic, in which characters often ask for things to be defended on the basis of their ability to bring about happiness, not just on the basis of morality.

"Then the good is not the cause of everything; rather it is the cause of the things that are in a good way, while it is not responsible for the bad things.".

“The Republic” is Plato’s best-known treatise and has been shown over time to be one of the most influential works of philosophy and theory of politics that has ever been written.

The book is the record of a dialogue between Socrates and several other Athenians about the meaning of Justice and the idea of a perfect city. The Harvard Classics, Volume 2: The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato, the Golden sayings of Epictetus, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.

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It is plain that Plato must have known and listened to Socrates during Plato's childhood and young adulthood (Plato's relatives, Critias and Charmides, were friends of Socrates). When Plato was 27 or 28, his friends and relatives who had invited him to join them in governing the Athenians tried to get even with some of their political enemies.

About Plato's Republic. Overview. The Republic is arguably the most popular and most widely taught of Plato's gh it contains its dramatic moments and it employs certain literary devices, it is not a play, a novel, a story; it is not, in a strict sense, an essay.

The Republic, Book I Plato Note that I have added name indicators to identify whose words are being communicated throughout the dialogue.

As written by Plato, The Republic does not have these indicators. Instead, the whole text is presented as told by Socrates as he recalls the event. So in many places Socrates refers to what others are Size: KB.

[Opening Statement] In Plato’s The Republic his mentor, Socrates, discusses what the ideal education should include. He claims that “the rearing in music is most sovereign,” and makes an argument to defend his stance (80; bk.3, ln, par.

Education for Socrates is. Describe the education of the guardians as it is presented in books 2 and 3 of Plato's Republic.

4 Educator Answers How can one describe and explain the significance of the “Image of the Ship. The analogies of the Sun and the Divided Line are among the most celebrated parts of the Republic, and they will be followed up on shortly, at the beginning of Book 7, by the famous Allegory of the Cave.

Each of these images seems intended to clarify Plato's doctrine of the Forms or Ideas. Plato (/ ˈ p l eɪ t oʊ / PLAY-toe; Greek: Πλάτων Plátōn, pronounced [plá.tɔːn] in Classical Attic; / or / – / BC) was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.

He is widely considered the pivotal figure in Era: Ancient philosophy. Plato was a Greek philosopher born between – BC. His teacher was Socrates, a great philosopher himself. One of the most famous works of Plato is known as ‘The Republic’. The book is a Author: Saurav Panda.

This extract is from The Republic by Plato, Book III (). Then now, my friend, I said, that part of music or literary education which relates to the story or myth may be considered to be finished; for the matter and manner have both been discussed. I think so too, he said.

Next in order will follow melody and song. EDUCATION AND THE ARTS IN PLATO'S REPUBLIC J. David Blankenship Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Philosophy, State University of New York at New Paltz The education in 'music' described in Books II-III of the Republic com-bines the content and the manner of presentation of stories so that moral.

Plato’s relevance to modern day educators can be seen at a number of levels. First, he believed, and demonstrated, that educators must have a deep care for the well-being and future of those they work with. Educating is a moral enterprise and it is the duty of educators to search for truth and virtue, and in so doing guide those they have a.

He was the student of the great thinker Socrates and the teacher of the Aristotle. Plato wrote a very famous book “Republic”. Rousseau as cited in (Khalid, p) States that, if you wish to know what is meant by public education read Plato’s Republic.

He discussed in his book how education should be given to the : Khalid Rawat. PLATO. – bce), a Greek philosopher and founder of the Athenian Academy, was an Athenian citizen of high birth who grew up during the Peloponnesian War ( – bce).

He was a member of the circle of young men who surrounded the charismatic Socrates ( – bce). After Socrates died, Plato withdrew from public life. The Republic, Book I One of Plato's greatest and most influential works.

Plato. Young Plato was a student of Socrates. Influenced greatly by his teacher and moved by his friend's execution, Plato went on to establish one of the most powerful bodies of intellectual work in history.

morality, education, happiness, knowledge, loyalty, law. Glaucon asks Socrates whether justice belongs 1) in the class of good things we choose to have for themselves, like joy, or 2) those we value for their consequences though they themselves are hard, like physical training, or 3) the things we value for themselves and their consequences, like knowledge.

Socrates says justice is in the third and best group. Education before Plato Education in ancient Athens was free, since parents were the ones who were the most responsible for educating their child. The schools were private, and from the 5th century onwards Gymnasia was founded in Athens.

Every form of education before Plato was represented by Homer (Republic, e). His. Plato, Charles Henry Augustus Bulkley (). “Plato's Best Thoughts: Compiled from Prof.

Jowett's Translation of the Dialogues of Plato”, p Someday, in the distant future, our grand-children' s grand-children will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. Plato's The Republic. One of Plato's most famous works, which can be attributed to the lessons he learned from Socrates, was The Republic.

This. Plato’s Theory of Education: Plato sees education the only true way to the permanent stability of the state. If the character of the people is sound, laws are unnecessary; if unsound, laws are useless.

With this conviction, Plato starts to emphasi. Like all utopias, Plato's Republic is a response to the events and ideas in which it was written. Athens had been defeated in the Peloponnesian Wars and a powerful oligarchy ruled the city-state.

[Note: to learn more about the Wars, read Thucydides' history of. Socrates - GLAUCON And thus, Glaucon, after the argument has gone a weary way, the true and the false philosophers have at length appeared in view.

I do not think, he said, that the way could have been shortened. I suppose not, I said; and yet I believe that we might have had a better view of both of them if the discussion could have been confined to this one subject and if there were. “The Republic of Plato, translated into English, with an introduction, analysis, and notes.

By J. Davies and D. Vaughan”, p The most important. Plato's The Republic is one of the more widely read works of philosophy of all time. It is a complex work, one that rambles due to the nature of it being a dialogue rather than a pure expository piece, but one with some interesting and applicable ideas within it nonetheless/5(K).

A real element of Socratic teaching, which is more prominent in the Republic than in any of the other Dialogues of Plato, is the use of example and illustration (Greek): 'Let us apply the test of common instances.' 'You,' says Adeimantus, ironically, in the sixth book, 'are so unaccustomed to speak in images.'.

Education: Equality as told by Plato Book V of the Republic discusses Women’s equality in regard to military capability – however, the book mentions a key point about how women are treated in today’s society and cultures. Plato writes about a dialogue between Socrates and Glaucon, who is known as Plato’s older brother.

Although not mentioned in the title, I think it is fair to say that the main focus of Nicholas D. Smith’s book is Plato’s use of images in the Republic, in terms both of that work’s theorizing about the role of images and its use of images as vehicles for is particularly interested in how images are used in the Republic as educational tools, and specifically, in their.

In my Philosophy of Art course, we are discussing Plato’s philosophy of art, by means of selections from Statesman and Books 3 and 10 of The Republic, along with snippets from Ion, Phaedrus, and Symposium.

In The Republic, Plato makes a systematic case for censoring all task of the Platonic philosopher is to take up the “ancient quarrel. Summary. Despite the inconclusive end of the previous book, Glaucon and Adeimantus, Plato's brothers, are eager to pursue the quest for the true nature of justice.

Glaucon takes the lead, first discoursing on justice as a mean or compromise, whereby men agree laws must intervene in order to prevent the excessive doing or suffering of evil."The Individual, the State, and Education" Summary: Book II.

Thrasymachus, Polymarchus, and the others having gone on to enjoy the festival, Socrates, Glaucon, and Adeimantus are left alone to continue the debate on justice. Glaucon, eager to hear Socrates demonstrate that justice is worthy of pursuit as both an end and as a means to an end, offers to play devil's advocate and.

The Republic of Plato/Book 3. And therefore they are likely to do harm to our young men—you would agree with me there?

Yes. And then, again, to make the wisest of men say that nothing in his opinion is more glorious than the rulers, then to the soldiers, and lastly to the people. They are to be told that their youth was a dream, and.

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