Socrates Vs Plato

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In Republic, Plato uses his writing to express different opinions, through the conversations of Socrates and other characters. Towards the beginning of Republic, Socrates says that people believe others don’t “feel” old if they are rich and wealthy and not because they have a disposition to happiness. Socrates is pointing out that people value wealth and believe that being rich is the key to a happy life rather than having the disposition to look at life with happiness always. Another point Plato believes is that if you inherit money you’re indifferent about it. In comparison to people who earn the money will love it because it’s something they “created”. Plato writes about this to once again show that people have different attitudes about

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