The Virtuous City in Alfarabi and Plato’s Writings

The concept of the virtuous city is central to both Plato’s and Alfarabi’s treatments of political science. The respective analyses of Plato and Alfarabi bear many similarities, but their final goals differ radically. Plato’s description of the republic is both an ideal towards which cities should aim and a metaphor for balance in a virtuous … Read moreThe Virtuous City in Alfarabi and Plato’s Writings