IntroductionPlato's RepublicThe Republic, Book 1. Of Wealth, Justice, Moderation, and Their OppositesThe Republic, Book 2. The Individual, the State, and EducationThe Republic, Book 3. The Arts in EducationThe Republic, Book 4. Wealth, Poverty, and VirtueThe Republic, Book 5. On Matrimony and PhilosophyThe Republic, Book 6. The Philosophy of GovernmentThe Republic, Book 7. On Shadows and Realities in EducationRousseau's EmileEmile, or Education. Book 1Emile, or Education. Book 2Emile, or Education. Book 3Emile, or Education. Book 4Emile, or Education. Book 5Locke's Thoughts Concerning Education

Plato's Republic

The following chapters are abridged from Plato's The Republic, as translated by Jowett.

Persons of the Dialogue

SOCRATES, who is the narrator.

CEPHALUS.

GLACON.

THRASYMACHUS.

ADEIMANTUS.

CLEITOPHON.

POLEMARCHUS.

And others who are mute auditors.