The Republic of Plato explores the meaning of Justice from both an individual and societal point of view. It also looks into the incorporation of Justice into human society, in other words, how to create an ideal state of social order in a society. This is carried out through the various dialogues and arguments between Socrates and other individuals. During this process, Socrates gave a detailed analysis of the formation, structure and the organization of
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Soviet Union, China and Cuba. Even though Socrates’ idealistic political views have been proven successful by these countries in their earlier days, they are now outclassed by democracy and capitalism that the world is in favor today.
Nevertheless, Socrates’ ideas had laid out the basis and fundamentals of political governance of a society. Having done so, we are now able to improvise and create this ‘ideal’ society that is suitable for our contemporary life today.