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  1. Rules for rulers: Plato’s criticism of law in the Politicus.Huw Duffy - 2020 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 28 (6):1053-1070.
    Plato’s Politicus argues for a striking normative claim about the law: the ideal expert ruler will not only change the laws of the city when he thinks it best, but will also contravene them. The Eleatic Stranger’s argument for this conclusion reveals important features of Plato’s views on expertise in general, and political expertise in particular. Laws should not be inviolable for an expert ruler because no craft lays down inviolable rules for its practitioners. There are no inviolable rules of (...)
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