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Unformatted text preview: Guadrians unify the city because they are moderate, courageous and wise and psossess a dsinterested unity Nobles Lie, the myth of the metals-Everyone is made from the same earth, we are all brothers and sisters, bronze/iron, silver and gold (workers, military, leaders) If a bronze or iron person comes to rule, it will be the end of the world because they will not have the wisdom of the guardians Vast majority of people are persuaded by any argument, most don’t understand arguments (in classical times), unity, noble lie, parentalism From whence parentalism?-patriarch looks after the whole household-not neurotic or sexist-metaphorical enslavement bet ween households Parentalism:cleaned up household-meritocratic-benefits Kalipolis as a whole...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2009 for the course PHI 101 taught by Professor Howard during the Fall '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '08