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Sociocultural aspect of Platos dialogue The Republic
Platonov Roman Sergeevich

PhD in Philosophy

Scientific Associate, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Science

109240, Russia, Moskovskaya oblast', g. Moscow, ul. Goncharnaya, 12/1

roman-vsegda@mail.ru

 

 

Article was received:

21-11-2018


Review date:

21-11-2018


Abstract.

The object of this research is Plato’s dialogue “The Republic”; the subject is the practical component of Plato’s ethical doctrine in form that it presented in this dialogue. The author sets the goal to determine the specificity of sociocultural practices generated by the moral theory of Plato; and for this purpose examines the practice of deception that is expressed in this dialogue in the most distinguish and gradual way. It is determined what type of problems are solved by Plato through the practice of deception, and what kind of problems it can lead to. Based on the analysis of application of the notion of “lie”, the author reconstructs the concept of deception in text of the dialogue “The Republic”. The scientific novelty lies in providing a holistic and structured reconstruction of the concept of deception in Plato’s ethical doctrine (dialogue “The Republic”) in its relation to the anthropological and ontological problematic. A conclusion is made that the designed by Plato arrangement order of the life of polis leads to sociocultural gaps between the three types of citizens, disintegration of polis; and such gaps must be overcome, according to Plato, by the practice of deception aimed at formation of certain worldview. However, gradual reconstruction of such practice described by Plato demonstrates that the problem of sociocultural gaps only enhances, and moreover – it leads to disruption of moral foundations of life of the polis.  

Keywords: truth, ideology, deception, lies, morality, ethics, Republic, Plato, soul, polis

DOI:

10.25136/2409-8728.2018.12.28075

Publish date:

22-11-2018


This article written in Russian. You can find full text of article in Russian here .

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