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Plato - The Republic - Book 9.docx

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Philosophy
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PHIL 1070
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svetelj
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Book IX Everyone is tyrannical, but in sleep during dreams Tyrants follow these pleasures while awake (pg 242) (pg 243) evolution of how these dreams come about in some individuals borrows money until can’t anymore steals money from father/family steals money from friends or somewhere else keeps getting more and more w/o work to get money no matter what (pg 245) certain point no more friends and miserable lives, still need more money so will start  fighting and killing (pg 246) life like his nightmare worse if these kind of people are our rulers political injustice worse than individual injustice (pg 249) lives so miserable they have no where to go, example on island with servants where they  will try to kill him conclusion much better to be just than injust Second reason for being just Three types of people Truth­loving Will have experience of all three groups and will be able to make good stable evaluations and  conclusions Understanding what kind of pleasures coming from honor and profit because know truth and can  evaluate rest Honor­loving They know pleasures c
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