Plato Quotes (306 quotes)
The Republic (1960 edition), Plain Label Books - ISBN: 9781603038676
“For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.”
Republic (1996 edition), Wordsworth Editions - ISBN: 9781853264832
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Bio: Plato was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science. In the words of A. N. Whitehead: