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" For the many, of whom each individual is but an ordinary person, when they meet together may very likely be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to which many contribute is better than a dinner provided... "
Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives - Page 28
edited by - 2007 - 148 pages
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The Ethics of the Greek Philosophers, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle: A ...

James Hervey Hyslop - 1903 - 333 pages
...ordinary person, when they meet together may very likely be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...For each individual .among the many has a share of virtue and prudence, and when they meet together they become in a manner one man, who has many feet,...
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Readings in Political Philosophy

Francis William Coker - 1914 - 573 pages
...ordinary person, when they meet together may very likely be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...For each individual among the many has a share of virtue and prudence, and when they meet together they become in a manner one man, who has many feet,...
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Readings in Political Philosophy

Francis William Coker - 1914 - 573 pages
...For each individual among the many has a share of virtue and prudence, and when they meet together they become in a manner one man, who has many feet, and hands, and senses; that is a figure of their mind and disposition. Hence the many are better judges than a single...
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THE PAGEANT OF GREECE

R. W. LIVINGSTONE - 1924
...ordinary person, when they meet together may very likely be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...For each individual among the many has a share of virtue and prudence, and when they meet together they become in a manner one man, who has many feet,...
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The Pageant of Greece

Richard Winn Livingstone - 1924 - 436 pages
...For each individual among the many has a share of virtue and prudence, and when they meet together they become in a manner one man, who has many feet, and hands, and senses.1 There is a danger in allowing them to share the great offices of state, for their folly will...
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Love and Friendship in Plato and Aristotle

A. W. Price - 1989 - 278 pages
...individual is not a good man, when they meet together may be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...For each individual among the many has a share of virtue and practical wisdom, and when they meet together, just as they become in a manner one man,...
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The Dignity of Legislation

Jeremy Waldron, Jeremy J. Waldron (jurist.), Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory Jeremy Waldron - 1999 - 206 pages
...individual is not a good man, when they meet together may be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...manner one man, who has many feet, and hands, and senses, so too with regard to their character and thought. Hence the many are better judges than a...
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The New England Town Meeting: Democracy in Action

Joseph Francis Zimmerman - 1999 - 231 pages
...ordinary person, when they meet together may very likely be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...contribute is better than a dinner provided out of a single purse.22 Many non-academic and academic observers have agreed with the conclusions of numerous participants...
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The Dream of Reason: A History of Western Philosophy from the Greeks to the ...

Anthony Gottlieb - 2000 - 468 pages
...could be that the people 'when they meet together may be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...better than a dinner provided out of a single purse'. The citizens might march over a precipice (albeit in step) which they might have been able to avoid...
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Aristotle on the Function of Tragic Poetry

Gregory Michael Sifakis - 2001 - 206 pages
...individual is not a good man, when they meet together may be better than the few good, if regarded not individually but collectively, just as a feast to...manner one man, who has many feet, and hands, and senses, so too with regard to their character and thought. Hence the many are better judges of music...
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