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My Thoughts On Plato’s Republic

About 20 minutes ago, I finished reading Plato’s Republic.  It didn’t take me nearly as long to read as I thought it would.  I suppose that’s what a long flight will get you, un-interrupted time to read.  As with anything philosophical in nature, the text was pretty deep. As I previously posted, an argument was initially […]

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Republic Book 1 First Thoughts

Today I completed the first book of Plato’s Republic.  Let me begin by saying that I am very impressed with the format of the book.  I was very much under the impression that the writing style would be stating a theory and then Plato proving that theory. However, I was very surprised to find that […]

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Teaser Tuesday – Republic

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too […]

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8/29 Week In Review

This week hasn’t been a bad week for reading.  I managed to complete my reading of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and began reading Plato’s Republic.  This evening I managed to get through the introduction and plan on beginning reading the actual work this upcoming week. I think Republic will take a bit longer to read than […]

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Now Reading Republic

Now that I’ve read a bit of fiction, I figured it was time to read something a bit more philosophical.  Plato’s Republic has been sitting on my shelf for sometime now, and I figured now is a good time to read it. I’ve always been interested in reading Plato and simply have never got around […]

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