oa Fundamina : A Journal of Legal History - Plato, justice and the Constitution

Volume 2003 Number 9
  • ISSN : 1021-545X
  • E-ISSN: 2411-7870



Plato's dialogues are rich in principles of justice, law and government. This body of principles is a precious inheritance from the ancient world, and one which potentially has practical significance for our age. I shall seek to show this by examining the influence of Platonic justice on the South African Constitution.

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