257a1-311c10 [Draft 2]
258b2-268d4 Section I: the 1st attempt and critique
268d5-277a/c Section II: the myth; its application to show the earlier mistake; 2nd
attempt, and critique.
Gavin Lawrence Rep I 1.
The Argument with Thrasymachus
Part 1: Introduction and Critique of Thrasymachus' Definition of Justice (336b347e; pp.12-23).
Part 2: Objections to Thrasymachus' claims that injustice (347e-354c; 23-31)
Handout 151a Rep H7
Republic 2-4 Draft Analysis
The Main Steps: I-IX
I. Bk2. 368a-369b The Strategy: City first, then Individual. See Justice if we found it
well. (cf. Bk.4.434d-435a)
II. Bk.2.369bBk.4.427c City-Step 1 The Founding of the
Rep II no.1
The Bk.2. Reformulation of Thrasymachus' Challenge
I. Basic Point Glaucon and Adeimantus challenge Socrates to defend justice (the
rationality of being just) as a good in itself, good for itself, and not i
Philosophy 151a Rep H1
Its Basic Structure
Bk 1: Introduction to the issue of justice and its valuet. Thrasymachus's challenge.
Bk.2: The Challenge reformulated by Glaucon and Adeimantus.
Bk.2-4: Socrates First Answer: The P
Syllabus 151a F2015
Practical Philosophy and Successful Living:
Ethics and Politics in Plato and Aristotle
How should we live our lives? We are rational, social, and free. What then is it to
live a successful human life? How should an indi