Night of the republic by Alan Shapiro

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .

Written in English

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StatementAlan Shapiro
LC ClassificationsPS3569.H338 N54 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25176144M
ISBN 109780547329703
LC Control Number2010049850

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Socrates describes the four types of government— Timocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy, and Tyranny. All are failures. He adds that there are equivalent kinds of human soul for each government. Socrates imagines a gradual failure of the city as it passes through each government.

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