Plato's Republic by Plato

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 Explain Plato's metaphysical idealism in The Republic X ? 

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This is a very interesting question. Towards the end of the book, Plato talks about the myth of Er. Er is a warrior who dies in battle, but he actually finds out that there is life after death. He is whisked away into heaven and he is given the ability to observe what happens within in this eschatological system. He is given this ability to...

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