Notes on Book 3- The Republic
Notes on Book 3- The Republic POSC 1030
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The Republic of Plato Book 3 Still pertaining mostly to 2nCI iteration of the city Begins with more education for the guardian class Don t fear death DonTlaugh Don t lie Temperance austerity restraint Music gymnastics balance not too much music implies harmony which leadstriumphs evident is cosmological patterns Who is to be the educator of the guardians Who is to be the ruler of the guardian class Character of the educator much like that of a principal or a judge The harmonist The division of the guardians left up to this persons The Noble Lie the Myth of Metals harmonizes classes in that one is said to be born to rule born with gold born to produce bronze born to ght silver 0 Assists in maintaining the principle of specialization you are born to do your one job it is to convince people of their destiny the opposite of social mobility Guardian life Anoika quotnot housequot not con ned Emphasizes Plato s respect for Sparta and their way of life warrior is life 2nCI iteration of the city is much like Sparta 2 d class of people warriors emphasizes the thumotic way of life Thumos the Greek term for spirit It is an AUXILLARY CHARACTERISTIC Guardian class becomes auxiliary class when Socrates notes that the warriors must have rulers above them that go on to be called the Guardians Warriorsauxiliaries Thumotic part of the soul is the part that is not driven by appetites Thumotic part of the soul seeks honor and recognition Polemarchus
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