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By Plato, Benjamin Jowett

Plato's Critias is a fraction of one other past due interval discussion written in an analogous tone to the Platonic discussion Timaeus, to the purpose the place students of antiquity regard the 2 as synonymous.

during this paintings, the subject mentioned through Critias, Timeaus, Socrates and Hermocrates is one in all excessive curiosity even at the present time: the misplaced urban of Atlantis. After introducing the world's earliest production through the Gods, we listen that the outstanding Atlantis was once given to Poseidon; the God of the ocean.

The dialog proposes that once an preliminary interval of holy alignment and splendour, town of Atlantis had progressively develop into corrupted. Its citizenry got here to lose their virtues and hence their alignment with the Gods. therefore, Zeus - the God of all Gods - commences to talk.

At this aspect even if, the discussion is minimize brief - leaving students with an historic cliffhanger tale that, over millennia later, hasn't ever been resolved.

Translated by means of the extremely popular Oxford student Benjamin Jowett, this version of Critias combines caliber with inexpensiveness.

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In 1992 amounted to 208 hours per industrial worker in Sweden and 146 in (West) Germany, compared to 33 hours in Japan and 55 in the USA. Informationsdienst des Instituts der deutschen Wirtschaft, op. cit. 7 The future of the German competition policy is increasingly influenced by the European Union, although it remains to be seen how successful the Federal Government is in persuading the more defensive members of the EU to accept its offensive concept of competition. 8 The decisions of the Federal Cartel Agency may be reviewed by the appropriate courts.

It consists 42 THE SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY in the institutionalized participation of employees’ representatives in supervisory boards and thus in management’s decisions on corporate objectives and measures likely to lead to their achievement. This form of participation enables employees to ensure that their interests are taken into account in any corporate concepts that are adopted; it also makes employees jointly responsible for corporate policy. The extent of employee participation depends on the size of joint stock companies.

At present, 70% of young people are trained in this way. For the business community the dual training system is expensive. 2% of the gross national product, on initial and in-service continuing training. Since the Second World War the German universities have been unable to regain the reputation they once enjoyed in the world as centres of research and learning. The relationship between society and the universities has long been seriously strained; the gap between them has grown too wide. Research has largely moved from the universities to scientific institutes, large research establishments and private companies.

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