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Index homosexuality 133-8

human nature 57-60

rationalism 154

reincarnation 35, 45, 143

Academy, The 10

Adeimantus 57

anamnesis 45-7

Apology, The 30

Aristotle 13, 162-3

art 107-9

Athens 6, 4-5, 50

Atlantis 140-1

Buonarroti, M. 109

Cephalus 51-2

Chora 146

city-states 16

conflation 89

Crito, The 33

cultural relativism 40

illusion, world as 62

religion 15

and morality 28-9

Republic, The 17, 48-123,

knowledge 61-77, 80, 84-5 the army 92

certainty of 37

Heraclitus 20-1

of mathematics 98-9

morality as 106

as blueprint 120

need for experts 94

rhetoric 156-7

Socrates 23-6, 29

Kristeva, Julia 146

labour, division of 91

Laws, The 125-31

Schopenhauer, Arthur 165

selfishness 57-60

slaves 15

societies, beginning of 90

society, hierarchical 95,

leaders see Guardians, the 100-1

logocentrism 160

love 132-9

Socrates 8, 23-37, 70, 51

death of 30-2, 34

influence on Ptato 27, 37

Magnesia, Republic 126-9 and intolerance 130-1 Marx, Karl 56, 101 on morality 106

definitions 70-5

mathematicians, colony 19 The Thaetetus 149, 1 51

democracy 112-19, 123

Democritus 144

mathematics 67-9, 98-100 Sophist, The 14 7 -B

importance of 1 0, 18

Sophists 17, 38-42, 107

Derrida, Jacques 27, 159-60 Meno, The 44-7, 72

Sparta 6-7

dictatorship 116-1 9

Dion 9, 11 -1 2

education 93

Empedocles 143

epistemology 61-77

essential nature 26

ethical relativism 40

ethics 57-60, 11 D

Euthyphro, The 28-9

Forms, the 65-75, 98

Aristotle 162

art 109

flaws 81-3

and Guardians 104-5

morality 110-11

The Timaeus 142

military government 122

Mitt, John Stuart 117

morality 29, 106, 110-11

Aristotle 163

Socrates on 1 06

Thrasymachus 52-60

Nietzsche, Friedrich 56

nominalists 87

a ligarchy 122

paradigms see Forms, the

Parmenides, The 81'

particle th ea ry 144

particulars 63, 73-5

perfection, yearning for 171

Pericles 6 Phaedo, The 34-7, 72

State, the 50, 88-93

see also hierarchical society string theory 145

Symposium, The 132

teleological viewpoint 15

theocracy 127-9

Thaetetus, The 149-53

Thrasymachus 52-6

Timaeus, The 140

timocracy 122

universals 63-4, 86-7

universe, vibrations 145

utopianism 120-1

virtue 43, 44

as knowledge 25

Gorgias, The 43

Glaucon 57-8

government 59, 112, 1 9

types of 122-3

see also Guardians, the

Gramsci, Antonio 101

Greek city-states 16

Phaedrus, The 156-61

philosophy: what is it? 168-9 Whitehead, A.N. 165

Plato after 164-5

Wittgenstein, Ludwig 78

using Socrates 27

in Syracuse 9, 11-12

Polemarchus 51-2

political philosophy 88

language 76-8

politics, Socrates 31-2

Guardians, the 94-6, 100~5 Popper, Karl 120 Hegel, G.W.F. 165 Prisoner and the Cave, The 96 Heraclitus 20, 66 Protagoras 42-3 Heidegger, Martin 78, 165 Herodotus 40 Pythagoras 18-19 hierarchical society 95, 100-1 Hobbes, Thomas 59 176

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