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Plato, Republic, Book 4, section 423b (search)
erwise?” “No, indeed I don't,” said he.“Would not this, then, be the best rule and measure for our governors of the proper size of the city and of the territory that they should mark off for a city of that size and seek no more?” “What is the measure?” “I think,” said I, “that they should let it grow so long as in its growth it consentsThe Greek idea of governemnt required that the citizens know one another. They would not have called Babylon, London, or Chicago cities. Cf. Introduction p. xxviii, Fowler, Greek City State, passim, Newman, Aristotle Politics vol. i. Introduction pp. 314-315, and Isocrates' complaint that Athens was too large, Antidosis 171-172.
Plato, Republic, Book 4, section 425a (search)
. “And so we may reason that when children in their earliest play are imbued with the spirit of law and order through their music, the opposite of the former supposition happens—this spirit waits upon them in all things and fosters their growth, and restores and sets up again whatever was overthrown in the otherPRO/TERON is an unconscious lapse from the construction of an ideal state to the reformation of a degenerate Athens. Cf. Isocrates Areopagiticus 41 ff., and Laws 876 B-C, 948 C-D. type of state.” “True, indeed,” he said. “Then such men rediscover for themselves those seemingly trifling conventions which their predecessors abolished altogether.” “Of what sort?”
Plato, Republic, Book 4, section 425d (search)
and, if you please, contracts with workmenIn Laws 920 D Plato allows a DI/KH A)TELOU=S O(MOLOGI/AS against workmen or contractors who break or fail to complete contracts. and actions for foul languageCf. Laws 935 C. There was no LOIDORI/AS DI/KH under that name at Athens, but certain words were actionable,A)PO/RRHTA and there was a DI/KH KAKHGORI/AS. and assault, the filing of declarations,Plato shows his contempt for the subject by this confused enumeration, passing without warning from contracts and torts to procedure and then to taxes, market, harbor and police regulations. the impanelling of juries, the payment and exaction of any d
Plato, Republic, Book 4, section 426c (search)
which being badly governed forewarn their citizens not to meddleCf. 497 B, Aristotle Politics 1301 b 11. Cf. the obvious imitation in the (probably spurious)Epistle vii. 330 E. For the thought, from the point of view of an enemy of democracy, cf. the statement in [Xenophon]Rep. Ath. 3. 9, that the faults of Athens cannot be corrected while she remains a democracy. The Athenians naturally guarded their constitution and viewed with equal suspicion the idealistic reformer and the oligarchical reactionary. with the general constitution of the state, denouncing death to whosoever attempts that—while whoever most agreeably servesCf. , p. 65 note d, and Laws 923 B. The