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Questions about 'Republic' or 'Politeia', a Socratic dialogue by Plato written around 375 BC. Use with the tags [plato] and [greek-literature].

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Where in the Republic does an Athenian businessman castigate "Socrates for his pursuit of abstract knowledge"?

Source: Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Cultures Count (2009). p. 49.   Second, the Confucian tradition, of which Japan and Korea are a part, has little use for the idea that ...