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Downward Spiral of Constitutions from Plato's 'The Republic'

In Plato's Republic what causes the downward cycle of constitutions?

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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 ...

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The solution is a concise explanation of Plato's ideas on the downward cycle of constitutions from his work, 'The Republic'.

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