|Politics: politics is a comprehensive expression for the public negotiation and establishment of orders which should be valid for a community or society. See also power, society, history._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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|Taureck I 75
Politics/State/Socrates: the ruler is like a doctor. He does not want to benefit himself, but the ruled (which are thus compared with the sick). Famous point, further:
Ratio ruler/dominated: analogous to the ratio shepherd/herd. > Christianity.
Taureck: a meaningless inheritance of an originally sophistic topos.
But this picture did not come to full effect in antiquity. More effective was the image of the state as a ship without passengers, merely occupied by the ship's crew._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995