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Book VI

Book VI

Socrates elaborates on the qualities of a True Philosopher, who loves wisdom and is best suited to rule. He contrasts the philosopher with common rulers motivated by desire and ambition. Introducing the analogy of the sun, he explains the Form of the Good as the ultimate source of knowledge and truth, akin to how the sun illuminates the physical world. The philosopher's journey involves ascending from the darkness of ignorance to the light of understanding, guided by dialectic and philosophical inquiry.

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