Plato’s Theory of Politics in 5 Minutes

A quick and easy guide to Plato’s hypothetical “regency of the enlightened”

Regardless of how you identify on the political spectrum, it’s safe to assume that we agree on at least one thing: there is little to admire in American political discourse these days.



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Dustin T. Cox

Owner/Editor of Plato’s Gymnasium. I write about philosophy, politics, climate change, culture, religion, and more.