Unformatted text preview: 4. What characterizes an oligarchy? What kind of person (and part of the soul) is dominant? What are some of the flaws of an oligarchy? 5. How does a democracy arise from an oligarchy? Has this proven to be true historically? 6. Socrates sees democracy as a government of the poor. Is this accurate? 7. He describes the democratic city as being full of freedom and as a place where different types may thrive. How does this freedom lead to the downfall of democracies? Or, in other words, why is too much freedom a bad thing? 8. Do we live in a democracy or an oligarchy? Why? 9. How does a tyranny arise from a democracy? Terms to Remember Timocracy Oligarchy Democracy Tyranny...
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- Fall '08
- Democracy, Timocracy Oligarchy Democracy