In Plato's Republic what causes the downward cycle of constitutions?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:37 pm ad1c9bdddf
A regime collapses if it is divided against itself. Plato does not consider defeat by outside forces or cumulative change of the material conditions of a regime. He suggests that none of the five known regimes ...
The solution is a concise explanation of Plato's ideas on the downward cycle of constitutions from his work, 'The Republic'.