The Epistemological Dynamics of Democracy

Appendix I: The Paths of the Post-Schizo Political American

Appendix II: A Jackian Theory of Politics

[A]nd at the age of fifty those who have survived the tests and approved themselves altogether the best in every task and form of knowledge must be brought at last to the goal. We shall require them to turn upwards the vision of their souls and fix their gaze on that which sheds light on all, and when they have thus beheld the [G]ood itself they shall use it as a pattern for the right ordering of the state and the citizens and themselves throughout the remainder of their lives, each in his turn, devoting the greater part of their time to the study of philosophy, but when the turn comes for each, toiling in the service of the state and holding office for the city’s sake, regarding the task not as a fine thing but a necessity; and so, when each generation has educated others like themselves to take their plae as guardians of the state, they shall depat to the Islands of the Blest and there dwell.[26]

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