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Ancient Phil Ramirez
What is aristelian substance?
matter and form
What two molds are Aristotle famous for?
Moving from Particulars to Universals
In a Aristelian Aspect, God thinks of what?
Thought of thought, wisdom
Means between two extremes of excess and deficiency. 1. knowledge of right actions 2. choose acts for own sake 3. act from firm and unchanging character.
Why are the young illequit to no ethics?
Active life (length) to "rational man."
Aristotle's ultimate "Good?"
What is the value of happiness?
Intelligence, knowledge, continuos, w/o pleasure, and self sufficient
Chief end of a person's life?
Contemplative life 1. immediate virtuos decisions 2. recieves pleasure from doing good 3. Eudamonia
What's the means between Recklessness and Cowardice?
What creates motion in nature?
Prime mover (GOD), unmoved
Aristotle and Plato both believed in what?
What category is most important to pick in Philosophy?
The soul and body together create what?
What are the three kinds of living?
Nutritive, Sensitive, and Rational Reflective
What are the levels of knowledge?
Perception, Imagination, and Intelligence
What's important to motion?
Sensuality and Actuality
What is the goal of Stoicism?
See things for what they are. 1. Recognize no control 2. change attitude 3. order desire 4. judge accurately
Two things united to one in Stoicism?
Matter and Seminal Reason by God "Universal Reason."
In Epictatus, What is in our power?
Opinion, impulse, desire, aversion, our actions/doing
In Epictatus, what is NOT in our power?
Body, Possessions, reputations, status, other's actions
What troubles people?
Judgement and Circumstance
What do you say to oneself when something is not in your power?
"This is nothing to me"
Who was Marchus Areilius?
The last great late philosopher
What did Marchus Areilius stress?
Self control and the acceptance of nature
"Universe is change, life is understanding?"
Marchus Arelius quote
Platinus bought Philosophy back to what?
"What is all this?"
What is the main thought of Neoplatonism?
"What is all this?"
Neoplatonic is governed by?
Pantheism and opposition to materialism
What is Pantheism?
No distinction between God and the world; All is one.
What is Emenation?
means coming from 1. Nouse - world of spirits, ideas 2. Soul - Reflection of Nous
socrates describes how the soul once drove a chariot with one uncontrollable and one docile horse.
myth of recollection
socrates and plato responded to the sophist philosophy what?
truth was objective
Plato's theory of forms explains structure of reality which is?
Plato's theory of forms explains how we can understand them?
Plato's divided line explains division between what?
World of intelligible world and sensible world
Top of Plato's divided line is where you gain knowledge of?
The allegory of the cave explains?
Prisoner shackled and forced to watch the shadows on the wall
In the Apology?
Socrates defends himself against the high court of athens and was condemned to death
The oracle in delphi said that socrates was?
the wisest person in athens
True or false? Socrates compares himself to a gadfly and government to a horse.
In Euthyphro, Plato shows that socrates is primarily concerned with finding the true?
Definition of Piety
In Euthyphro, Plato showcases Socrates way of practicing philosophy?
In Crito, Crito urges socrates to escape death by primarily?
appealing to majority
excellence in performance of an action
true or false? spcrates was accused of corrupting the older generations of athens?
The soul has what 3 aspects?
appetitive, spirit, reason
the forms/ideas are?
One aspect of the forms/ideas is?
true or false? essentialism is the idea that everything has central characteristics about them
Plato's dialogue contains 3 segments, the first segment is?
According to plato's epistemology, what is in-between knowledge and ignorance?
What is the idea that binds the state and makes it into a unity?
In Myth of metals, the ruler is classified as what?
For plato, knowledge is defined as what?
justified true belief
Plato's response to Monism and Pluralism was?
His metaphysical project of the forms, which provided a combo of both monism and pluralism