Plato's View on Human Nature and Justice

 
 
  • Distinction between External Reward and Intrinsic Good

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    Ring of Gyges

     
     
    Continuum of Societies


    Austerity

     
     
    Moderation
    Luxury
    if too extreme:

    Death from Starvation

    More than mere subsistence

    Less than sheer decadence

    Healthy, Happy


     
     
    if too extreme:
     

    Death from

    Over-Indulgence