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Author: Plato
ISBN: 9780140449044
Publisher: Penguin UK
Year First Published: 2004
Pages: 208
Dimensions: 197mm x 129mm x 12mm
Format: Paperback / softback

Are high moral standards essential or should we give our preference to the pragmatist who gets things done or negotiates successfully? Should individuals be motivated by a desire for personal power and prestige, or genuine concern for the moral betterment of the citizens?

These questions go to the heart of Athenian democratic principles and are more relevant than ever in today’s political climate.