What is "The Republic"?
Plato believed that kings should be elected differing from Egypt where people believed Pharos or kings got power from the gods. He also believed that a good king is one that lets the people do what they please but not let it get out of hand, he believed that a state with people all doing their parts is a healthy state.
How did Plato Contribute to Society?
Why Was The Republic Important?
6 Interesting facts
Plato taught Aerosotile.
The book The Republic inspired many other stories such as The Wizard of OZ.
Platos teacher was Socrates.
Most of the laws we use today are based on The Republic.
The king of the state read Platos idea and brought it to life.
Plato discovered some of the math that we use today such as standard algorithm.