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The education of the young in the Republic of Plato

Author: Plato Set In . . .
 Europe, Greece
Genre: Other
Time Frame: None
Description: Excerpt from The Education of the Young in the Republic of Plato: Translated Into English With Notes and Introduction

Then a State which is organised according to nature will be wise as a whole through the smallest group and portion of itself, that which is chief and rules, and through the knowledge which is in it and this race, as it seems, naturally comes into being in the smallest number - this which has the gift of par taking in the knowledge in question, of all kinds of knowledge the only one which should be called wisdom.

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