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15 Cards in this Set

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Greek philosopher, c. 428-347 BC
Plato's occupation, lifespan
Witnessed the death of Socrates by Athenian democracy, 399 BC.
Major influence on Plato
Founded the Academy in Athens, 387 BC.
Plato's school, date.
Prominent student of Plato's Academy in Athens.
Protagonist of Plato's Dialogues.
"He who thinks he knows, knows nothing, he who knows he knows nothing, knows."
Joseph Campbell
English philosopher and statesman. 1561-1626
Francis Bacon
Wrote "Advancement of Learning," which was published in 1605.
Translated this work into latin "De Augmentis," in 1621.
Francis Bacon
Wrote "History of Henry VII," in 1621.
Francis Bacon
Wrote "Novum Organum," (Indications Respecting the Interpretation of Nature)- 1620.
Francis Bacon

-people are servants and interpreters of nature.
-truth is not derived from authority.
-knowledge is the fruit of experience.
Francis Bacon
Wrote "New Atlantis"
Francis Bacon
"And the good is loved for the sake of the evil?... Suppose that of the three principles, good, evil, and that which is neither good nor evil, there remained only the good and the neutral, and that evil went far away... would the good be of any use, or other than useless to us? For if there were nothing to hurt us any longer, we should have no need of anything that would do us good. Then would be seen that we did but love and desire the good because of the evil, and as the remedy of evil, which was the disease... but there is no use of the good for its own sake."
The Dialogues of Plato, Lysis.
"His one vote would be worth more than the vote of all of us four?
...And for this reason, as I imagine,-because a good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers?"
The Dialogues of Plato - Laches.
" is still more obvious in (notable), which states in so many words that real existence is that for which there is a seeking..."
The Dialogues of Plato - Cratylus