The Statesman, or Politikos in Greek and Politicus in Latin, is a four part dialogue contained within the work of Plato.
The text is a dialogue between Socrates and his student Theodorus, another student named Socrates (referred to as Young Socrates), and an unknown philosopher expounding the ideas of the statesman. This unknown philosopher from Elea is referred to in the text as the "visitor".
The text is a continuation of the dialogue preceding it, named Sophist , which is a dialogue between Socrates, Theaetetus and the visitor.
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