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Equality in the context of democracy in Plato’s philosophy
Beata Urblíková University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava


Volume 3, Issue 2

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The paper deals with the understanding of equality in the context of democracy in Plato’s philosophy. At first it clarifies kinds of equality which can be found in Plato’s dialogues especially Laws, Gorgias and Republic. Then it focuses on democracy – its origin and characteristics and it also analyses Plato’s criticism of democracy through equality. The paper concerns human nature, requirement for the rule of experts in relation to equality.