Unformatted text preview: food and drink and every sort of wealth and every sort of rule, will it then be livable when the nature of that very thing by which we live is confused and corrupted…” (Republic, 125) 4. The better structured society is, the more conducive it becomes to the pursuit of knowledge because Plato believes that ideas come from the top and filters down to the rest of the people.- “…no city holds it in honor; it is feebly sought due to its difficulty. And those who seek for it need a supervisor, without whom they would not find it” (Republic, 207)....
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- Spring '08
- Kris Garcia POT, better structured society