Plato begins the Timaeus by marking a connection with the theory of the Republic, but also indicating that this theory will be treated selectively. He makes Socrates summarize the ‘ideal state’ of Republic Books II to V, of which the basic institution was that of a guardian class in charge of government and defence, and living as a cohesive group without private property or family life. Socrates includes reference to the elementary education of the guardian class (...
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