Introduction Cephalous defines justice in a basic way “giving what is ought”. Socrates ends the dialogue between Polemarchus, Cephalous and Thrasymachus and Socrates by pointing out the purpose justice plays. According to Socrates, granting justice is creates happiness (Jowett, 1999). Justice is a complex word, why would someone demand justice? In this paper I am going to explore what contribute to happiness and good life and contrast Socrates perception of success and happiness with the modern day realities.
The changing perception of success
Despite the change of times and possibly the thinking of people, the view of life by early time philosophers still reflect how ...