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What is Pre-Socratic?
not accepting traditional values and beliefs/using human reason and understanding
Thales said: Everything is water b/c of moistness
Who was Socrates?
He lived in Athens. Was the first of the three philosophers (Socrates, Plato, Aristostotle) Plato was a student of Socrates.
Who was Plato?
a friend of Socractes. wrote dialogues-wrote down Socractes ideas. philosophical ideas and concepts>main character=Socrates
Who was Aristsotle?
a student of Plato
Why should I be good?
ethics, morality, political, metaphysics-being on time/reality, and epistemology-philosophy of knowledge
what is metaphysics?
being on time/reality
What is epistemology?
philosophy of knowledge
Thrasymachus-diff ideas on justice than Socrates. His view is what?
absurd and contradictory
Sophists-taught people how to what?
how to "get off the hook" if they were ever involved in a crime"
persuasuion-this modifies what?
your behavior (ads)
argument-get's at what?
gets at the heart of the matter
Skepticism-Thrasymachus view>what was his view?
whoever is in power has the say what just is
speaking through/dia-through/logos-form of communication
justice is the advantage/interest of the what?
- 1)What is actually in the interest of the stronger?
- 2)What one believes to be in their interest
Injustice is more profitable than what?
someone who is knowledgeable of a subject wants to outdo those who are not knowledgeable
someone who is ignorant of a subject wants (tries) to outdo both what?
knowledgeable and the ignorant.
knowledgeable and virtuous>clever>good>wants to outdo those like who?
Is justice a good thing?
Is it good for it's own solve?
Is it good for consequneces?
Justice=city>largest political city
Justice=indiviudual>what reason do we have to be just?
What is the social contract theory?
Humans form a tight knit community
Division of state
need diff ppl to do diff things
Born into class status but can be what?
What is meritocracy?
Social mobility-unhappiness>education>structured to believe their place in world/ There is no what?
- changed (bronze, silver, etc)
- *placed in society to do certain tasks well
- *no family unit
def. of justice?
Wisdom-Auxidres exhibit wisdom
justice-balance b/w what?
This acheives harmony which is what?
- three diff levels of society.
- everything is in it's place
Women were what in this society?
Reproduction is what?
- breeding machine
Plato's view has often been called totalitorian which is what?
ruled by individual or group of indivduals who dictate all aspects of life.