An analysis of Thrasymachus' definition of justice in Plato's Republic

Andreucci, Rebecca (A.A. 2021/2022) An analysis of Thrasymachus' definition of justice in Plato's Republic. Tesi di Laurea in History of political thought (distributive justice), Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Gianfranco Pellegrino, pp. 43. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Plato’s methodology, the Republic and Thrasymachus’ affirmations on justice. The influence of the Socratic method and the importance of dialogue. The contents of the Republic. Book I and the topic of justice. Thrasymachus’ intervention. Different interpretations. Doubts on the coherence of Thrasymachus’ speech. Annas: Thrasymachus the immoralist. The rejection of conventionalism and justice as “doing another’s good”. Nicholson and Henderson against a “monolithic” definition of justice. Henderson’s defense. Evaluating the interpretations of Thrasymachus’ arguments. Issues with Annas’ interpretation. The relevance of the character. Thrasymachus’ coherence.


Bibliografia: p. 39.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Political Science (L36)
Chair: History of political thought (distributive justice)
Thesis Supervisor: Pellegrino, Gianfranco
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2022 11:59
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2022 11:59


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