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"Then a just man won’t differ at all from a just city in respect to the form of justice; rather, he’ll be like the city." (Republic, 435 b. at 110).

Republic

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Plato

427 BCE – 347 BCE

The philosopher Plato was a citizen of Athens, born into one of the city’s old families.  As a child and adolescent, the future philosopher witnessed radical and sometimes horrifying changes in Athens. 

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