Themed Articles: Plato and Democracy

The Ship of Fools

Anja Steinbauer explains why Plato had problems with democracy.
[Issue 101: March/April 2014]

Democracy Is Sick

Amy Pollard reads Plato’s Republic as a reform document.
[Issue 101: March/April 2014]

Plato’s Ideal Ruler Today

Mark Tan shows us how to overcome our distrust and cynicism towards governments through the appointment of philosopher kings.
[Issue 101: March/April 2014]

On Democratic Theories

Huong Nguyen considers current trends in democratic thinking.
[Issue 101: March/April 2014]

Could Plato’s Republic Work In China?

Keith Hui compares the Chinese state to Plato’s republic.
[Issue 101: March/April 2014]


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