2. Favour education, both for men and women:
He was in favour women holding public offices like men. It is for this step of his, that he is regarded as a revolutionary.
3. Meant for artisans as well as peasants:
Though Plato does not make a clear mention in this regard, it is quite implied from his statement that “Men of copper can be made into men of silver and even of gold, if they possess their attributes.”
4. Strict censorship of all literary and artistic works:
He wanted any right type of literature should reach the hands of the youth. The ultimate authority to judge the righteous or otherwise of the literature was the ruler imbued with wisdom.
5. Aimed at moral as well as physical development of the child:
He held that a healthy mind could reside only in a healthy body and it was essential that education should develop both these faculties.
6. Produce philosopher king:
It was the chief objective of his scheme of education. The philosophers were expected to govern the masses only through rigorous programme of education.