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  • Socrates And The Apology Analysis

    (This is how Socratic Wisdom is related to Socratic Ignorance.) He addresses three charges that have been bestowed upon him. The corrupter of the youth Socrates efficiently and effectively displayed that it is impossible that he intentionally corrupted the youth. His argument the first…

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  • Piety In Euthyphro's Argument

    I believe Socrates have given the good arguments overall and have reasons to justify all his points, but I’m not completely agree with all his opinion, especially in the case which Euthyphro is accusing his father of murder someone. Socrates is a very wise and willing to explain and defending himself even with paying the price of him own life. What is piety? One of the argument from Euthyphro is that what is piety and impiety to the gods. One of the definition that article provides is that…

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  • Socrates View Of Death In Plato's Apology

    Plato’s “Apology” examines the trial of a great philosopher named Socrates. He is brought to court because of corrupting the youth and not believing in Gods. In response against his accusers, Socrates maintains that being sentenced to death is a possibility. While others fear death, as it is an evil; he does not fear it as he views death positively. According to Socrates, death is an advantage. His spiritual sign suggests this idea as well. Throughout his defense, Socrates has consistent idea…

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  • Role Of Socrates In Euthyphro, Apology, And Crito

    Socrates is a philosopher known for his teachings in Athens. He taught his entire life, where no one would bother him. Socrates was accused of corrupting the youth and inventing new gods at the age of seventy. For varies reasons which will be discussed later, the city of Athens chose to wait till this age to prosecute and execute him. Socrates chose to accept his fate instead of escaping to avoid execution. Over the course of time, reading the Euthyphro, Apology, and Crito have given us some…

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  • Summary Of Plato's Allegory Of Cave

    Plato was a philosopher in classical Greece and the founder of the academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the western world. Plato’s allegory of cave is from his work “Republic” in which he describes a group of people who are chained to the wall such that they cannot move at all , facing a blank wall and have lived like that for all their lives. They have no knowledge of the outside world so they are presented with shadows that are casted from the fire behind them, so…

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  • Interpretation Of Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    The allegory of the cave is meant to be a visual aid for Plato, through Socrates, to show how philosophers come to be from a common crowd, how they come to understand the forms, and how they should teach those who do not understand the forms and be the ones who rule over the city. A second way to view the allegory is as a description of how education begins even today. Plato starts off by comparing ignorance to living in a cave with limited knowledge, which makes sense when one thinks about how…

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  • Socrates Idea Of Justice In Plato's The Republic

    that “human beings who have been harmed necessarily become more unjust.” However, this statement implies that the only way to be just is to do what is best for society as a whole, rather than accounting for each individual’s idea of justice. This Socratic statement comes from Book 1 of The Republic, when Socrates is debating with Polemarchus about his definition of justice. Polemarchus is the second character Socrates discusses justice with, and is meant to show an inherited sense of justice…

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  • Why Was Socrates Important

    Sevastia Moundros Philospohy 110 DLC Why then: Socrates was an important historical figure as a Greek philosopher, he lived between 470-399 B.C. Socrates was disliked by many people but also had many followers. He had a profound influence on Western philosophy along with his students. He was a huge questioner of everything and everyone. He had a distinct style of teaching, he asked question after question, so his students can come to their own understandings. Socrates was eventually accused of…

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  • Philosophy Of Socrates Apology Essay

    In ancient Greece, philosophy was basically the love for wisdom. Socrates who is the most known ancient philosopher, did not admit to have wisdom or knowledge. His philosophy was always a quest; never a body of knowledge or doctrine (Ansley, 1946).The aim of this essay is to discuss the roles of philosophy according to Socrates in the apology. This essay will include a brief background of the apology of Socrates, the first role namely human wisdom will be discussed and second role namely truth…

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  • Socrates 'Arguments On Meno's Paradox'

    In Plato’s work Meno, Socrates and Meno discuss the ability to learn. They argue that there is no true learning, only recollection and remembering topics. Meno’s Paradox is presented in this work and essentially states that there is no way for humankind to learn. I wholeheartedly disagree with Meno’s statement on the capability of acquiring new knowledge. In my paper, I will explain Meno’s Paradox and Socrates’s claim about recollection. I will then argue against Meno’s paradox and discuss my…

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