Plato: Republic Book III rulers: wise
Guardians▯external threats auxiliaries/soldiers who fight
Book III Craftsmen▯providing survival/maintenance
Soul discerning threats vs. advantagesvice/ bad vs.
Appetites for food,_________ bodily functions.
Soul mind/fighting spirit
Socrates: Guardian’s education w ▯ isdom
Early Literature ▯ Censorship
_Noble behavior: TRUE
Doesn’t want people to be confused about theological realities.
False Literature that is acceptable = Fiction
False stories that tell the truth
Madeup but with true morals.
Side note: The
When people ceTolkein vs. Lewis
get what they No:
deserve Literal Minded
vs. evil.Lion= Jesus ChristNew Testament in fiction
Myth of Medals
Fictional presentation of fundamental truth. Not outright lie/ falsehood
Innate capacities: craftsmen not suited
Genetic Mutations: you parents do not determine you.
Humanity▯Human soul = all people
Gold, Silver, Bronze= variations within humans
Marriage: Similar to you (long haul).
425 c What makes up a good person?