Justice in Plato's Republic

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Last updated August 07 2012 , created November 24 2010 , viewed 479

A lesson on the humanist philosophy of justice in Plato's Republic. Students are introduced to the tripartite soul; and look at the analogy with the ideal city. Ideas on how to get them to act it out.

Adapted from a resource contributed to TES Connect by nomist

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I loved teaching these lessons. The role play was fab. I split the class into Sparta and Athens then broke those groups down again into the three sub groups. They then came back together and discussed their ideas. I also finished with A3 posters titled Plato and Justice. They came out really well especially with the top set. Thanks!

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