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Phil 2 explicatoin - Philosophy 2 Explication In book II of...

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Philosophy 2 Explication In book II of Plato’s Republic, Socrates debates the idea of justice with Glaucon . Listening in on the conversation is Glaucon’s bother, Adeimantus . Adeimantus interjects the conversation and adds his views on the topic of justice . He argues that there is another side to Glaucon's argument about the praise and censure of justice and injustice . He goes on say that parents and teachers always teach their children to be just then he asks why . He suggests that by being just one can attain good things such as office, marriage and many other things that the unjust cannot attain . Adeimantus also say that the just are praised by the gods and are blessed with gifts from the heavens . However that unjust are despised and censured . Adeimantus makes his second proposition about justice . He says that it man claims that justice and virtue are honorable, however but dreadful and grueling . On the other hand, the pleasures injustice and vice are easy to acquire, and only condemned by law and opinion .
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