The Importance Of Wisdom In Plato's Wisdom

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In Plato’s Apology, Socrates believes in two types of wisdom, human and Godly. Although he feels he lacks Godly wisdom, he believes he makes up for it by having a deeper connection or understanding with human and worldly wisdom. His ideas and theories on human wisdom allow him to appropriately defend himself against his accusers. His scope of knowledge on the subject of wisdom can be seen through out the course of his argument and plays a dominant role in Socrates Defense.
The first time we see Socrates touch on wisdom is in section 20e. The speaker had just ended his statement declaring only someone who has done something immoral would have slanders brought upon him or her in this light. To Socrates defense he explains to the men of Athens, for I “have gotten this name through nothing but a certain wisdom. Just what
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In his book the City of God, Augustine embarks on an endeavor to try to answer the question, how do we as humans find happiness amidst the misery of life? His answer to this question stems from his philosophy on life, that in the end you either go to the City of God or the City of the Damned. The city of God is what he considers to be the final good: a place where you are at an absolute perfect peace for eternity. This idea of a final good plays a large role in Augustine’s philosophy on life. It embodies not only how he views life but also how he goes about his life on a daily basis. The first way the idea of final good dictates his life is by molding his perception of happiness. He believes the only true way to obtain complete happiness is through the eternal bliss given by God to those who submit to him. If you find happiness though in your own efforts or in worldly things you’ll be sent to the City of the Damned. So the reason people are able to find happiness in life is by them knowing they will have eternal peace. For Augustine, his philosophy equates final good to final

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