By: Quentin Gonzalez Period 5
Key Facts About Plato
2. Plato's family was very involved in politics, and he was destined in life to keep the history.
3. His main teacher was Socrates, a philosopher who taught him about philosophy, politics, and the style of debate
4. One of Plato's most influential works, The Republic, discussed the virtues of justice, courage, wisdom, and moderation, of the individual and in society.
Plato's Beliefs About Government
2. He valued the importance of education in government and believed people needed to be well educated.
3. He criticized tyranny, autocracy, and even democracy, and instead supported his own form of government called a Plato's republic
Ideal Form of Government
Two Important Quotes
2. "We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light."