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why philosophers rule the ideal city.

Give 3 reasons why philosophers rule the ideal city.

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As you may recall, philosophers are forced to return to the city to rule it once they have seen the truth. It is not something they desire but is seen as a necessity in order to live in a just city. I think necessity, along with their lack of personal ambition and their love of truth (and hence, justice) are the main reasons for philosophers to rule the ideal city.

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This job briefly explains three reasons for a philosopher rule of a city.