Athens until he died in 347
B .C .
Ralph Waldo Emerson , a great American essayist , philosopher , a poet and
a leader of Transcendentalist movement of the nineteenth century evoked "Plato is philosophy , and philosophy , Plato , at once the glory and the
shame of mankind , since neither Saxon nor Roman have availed to add any
idea to his categories ' - (Emerson , Spiller , Ferguson
Slater Carr 23 )
Plato understood politics from the angle of justice and democracy . His
aim was to give...