Plato’s Moral and Political Philosophy: Individual and Polis in the Republic
Political organicism holds that the polis is an organism and individuals are organically dependent on the polis. This implies that individual happiness is defined by one’s contribution to the polis’ good. Individualism holds that the polis is reducible to individuals. The polis’ good is nothing but the totality of individual happiness, which is not reducible to persons’ functions within a ... إقراء المزيد