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Book IX

Book IX

Socrates explores the nature of the tyrannical soul, the most unjust and unhappy state of being. The tyrant is enslaved by his own desires, lacking harmony and ruled by appetitive impulses. In contrast, the just individual, aligned with the rational part of the soul, experiences inner harmony and true happiness. Socrates emphasizes the importance of justice in achieving a well-ordered soul and society, contrasting the miserable existence of the tyrant with the fulfillment attained by the just ruler.

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