Socrates and Cicero: Functionality as Justice

International Zeitschrift 11.1 (December 2016): 11-17

7 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2017 Last revised: 10 Feb 2017

C.G. Bateman

University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2016

Abstract

Socrates and Cicero thought of justice simpliciter as connected to functionality. This paper considers some of the characteristics of what they thought of as justice as well as the confluence of ideas in various selections from both authors.

Keywords: Socrates, Plato, Cicero, Justice, Plato's Republic, Cicero's Republic, Law

Suggested Citation

Bateman, C.G., Socrates and Cicero: Functionality as Justice (December 1, 2016). International Zeitschrift 11.1 (December 2016): 11-17. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2911600

C.G. Bateman (Contact Author)

University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law ( email )

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