Beypazari for The Republic is widely recogtheory and vision 2 3 nized as the first major work of political theory. It remains to this day, by many estimates, the most important. For this reason, Plato’s Republic has been subjected to countless analyses, both conceptual and historical. Both sorts of analyses have served to increase our understanding of politics and to inform our political practice. Plato’s text certainly lends itself to these two related tasks. The Republic examines the concept of justice by way of an extended discussion between Socrates (469 399 B.C. Beypazari 2016.