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THE REPUBLIC BOOK 8:
3 NOVEMBER

A DAY WITH PLATO

Now that Socrates has finished describing the just city, he returns to the task of describing the four unjust constitutions of city and man. In addition to the aristocracy  and the philosopher-king, Socrates identifies four other city-man pairs: there is a timocracy, and the honor-driven man who resembles and rules that sort of government; there is oligarchy, which resembles and is ruled by a man driven by his necessary appetites; there is democracy, which resembles and is ruled by a man driven by his unnecessary appetites; and there is tyranny, which resembles and is ruled by a man driven by his unlawful appetites.

SCHEDULE
08.30 – Tea
09.00 – Introductory Meeting
09.30 – Study Session
10.45 – Tea Break
11.15 – Study Session 2
12.15 – Progress Meeting
12.30 – Lunch
13.30 – Study Session 3
14.30 – Review Meeting
15.00 – Close

Lunch and Tea Breaks are included in the ticket price

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Details

Details

Date:
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$50.00
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Venue

Venue

Sydney – Wahroonga
‘Mahratta’ 25 Fox Valley Road
Wahroonga, New South Wales 2076 Australia
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Contact Organiser

Organiser

Stewart McKendrick
Email:
smckendrick@practicalphilosophy.org.au

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A Day with Plato - The Republic Book VIII$50.00 inc GSTWahroonga