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Essay heading: Plato Ship
 
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The ship resembles the cities attitude towards the ship captain, which would be the ‘philosopher king’. There is no use for the ruler to go to the people to ask for help, it is supposed to be the people going to the ruler for help. The simile describes steering the ship as a ‘craft’, which I think represents being a politician, or political power...
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The ship resembles the cities attitude towards the ship captain, which would be the ‘philosopher king’. There is no use for the ruler to go to the people to ask for help, it is supposed to be the people going to the ruler for help. The simile describes steering the ship as a ‘craft’, which I think represents being a politician, or political power...
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