Value of Truth - Censorship and noble falsehood in Platos Republic by Paul Precht

Value of Truth - Censorship and noble falsehood in Platos Republic

byPaul Precht

Kobo ebook | January 17, 2014

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Essay from the year 2014 in the subject Philosophy - Philosophy of the Ancient World, grade: 1,7, Istanbul Technical University (Department of Humanities & social science), course: Ancient political theory, language: English, abstract: The theme censorship and the value of truth is also 2500 years later very relevant and will probably not change. Governments and other non government organizations are still withholding information, do censorship and spread fake information in the so-called interest of the citizen. In the book Republic Socrates tries to find the nature of Justice and in order to do so, Socrates uses Censorship and falsehoods to create a fictional 'perfect' city. The object of this paper is it to show the censorship and falsehood in the book 2&3 of the Republic and examine the reasons of the use of them. Furthermore this paper will analyze the value of censorship and truth in the republic and compare it with other sources.

Title:Value of Truth - Censorship and noble falsehood in Platos RepublicFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 17, 2014Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3656576254

ISBN - 13:9783656576259

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