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Unformatted text preview: C. What is justice? 2. Move from the individual to the city • Basic City o need city because no one is self-sufficient o division of labor (45)-- note role of merchants and wage-laborers (46-7) everyone will focus on what they're best at o peace and good health, sex and wine, live to ripe old age (47) • Luxurious City o need more land o need an army- hired army o dog comparison to gov. control 3. Construction of Kallipolis: Need for guardians • Special nature required: spirited and "philosophical" • Education of children: stories to be modified and censored • o Gods can only do good [in fact true, says S, so gods not cause of all that happens to people o Unhappiness is a deserved punishment o Gods can never change form or deceive o Censored stories not "true falsehoods," but false in words only o no gods or profane stories...
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, Basic City