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Founders of modern political and social thought.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -359) and indexes.
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Introduction The Republic : contexts and projects The centrepiece Some dubious Platonic autobiography Socrates : engagement and detachment The projects of The Republic Education, Sparta and the politeia tradition Athens, democracy and freedom Democratic entanglements Democracy and rhetoric The laws on democracy and freedom Problematizing democracy From polarity to complexity Democracy, equality and freedom Democracy and pluralism Democracy and anarchy Democracy and knowledge The rule of knowledge Philosophy or political expertise? Mill and Jowett on Plato Architectonic knowledge Philosopher rulers Architectonic knowledge revisited The limitations of management Utopia Against utopia A question of seriousness A future for utopianism Plato's utopian realism The idea of community Epilogue : the question of fantasy Money and the soul The ethics and politics of money The analogy of city and soul The psychology of money Greed, power and injustice Taming the beast within Ideology Ideology and religion The noble lie Law and religion.