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R0 Plato's Republic, or: How to Stop a Civil War Ancient Greece Declassified

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A foundational text in both ethics and political thought, the Republic was shaped by Plato's traumatic experiences as a young man witnessing civil war and the collapse of Athenian democracy. This is the first installment in an 11-part series on this classic work. 
The episode has four parts, beginning at the following time-stamps:
0:22 Introduction to the work and to the series
8:50 Historical Background
25:25 Contents and Structure of the Republic
49:45 Conclusion: Irony and Foreboding
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For more information, check out greecepodcast.com/republic
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Support Ancient Greece Declassified on Patreon: patreon.com/greecepodcast
Or make a one-time donation: paypal.me/greecepodcast
 

A foundational text in both ethics and political thought, the Republic was shaped by Plato's traumatic experiences as a young man witnessing civil war and the collapse of Athenian democracy. This is the first installment in an 11-part series on this classic work. 
The episode has four parts, beginning at the following time-stamps:
0:22 Introduction to the work and to the series
8:50 Historical Background
25:25 Contents and Structure of the Republic
49:45 Conclusion: Irony and Foreboding
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For more information, check out greecepodcast.com/republic
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Support Ancient Greece Declassified on Patreon: patreon.com/greecepodcast
Or make a one-time donation: paypal.me/greecepodcast
 

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