Democratic ethos doctors relate to individual"s medical history memory in the many individuals. Pre-socrates thinkers preceding socrates classical greek. You need history + biography social structure. In order to understand and analyze human nature . 3 major forms of society of this time (plato"s time 3 major societies) To eliminate defect of the society he created his ideal society . 3 kinds: oligarchy rule of the few, democracy rule of the men/people, royalty/monarchy rule of the one www. notesolution. com. all power is concentrated in the hands of the ruler. In platonic time, persia was representing the oriental despotism. Pharaoh oikos all the people are his servants. He brought the positive contributions to the working of the society. Ex) the niles used to be inundating. Persian vs greeks greeks lived in city-state (polis) pan- Polis where the word politics" comes from. Persians & greeks weren"t united yet but won.