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Unformatted text preview: them, I did so, by no other art than rhetoric.” Plato’s Examples (Concrete to Abstract): 1. “But the fact that he can rob doctors, or any other craftsmen, of the credit due them, is no reason why he should do so: he must use his skill justly, exactly and one should physical prowess.” 2. “Because a man has learned to be so proficient in boxing or wrestling…that he is superior to friend and foe alike, that is no reason for him to go about beating or stabbing and killing his friends!” 3. “And if a man frequents the gymnasia…becomes a prize-fighter, and then takes to beating his mother or his friends and relatives, that is no reason for detesting and banishing the trainers and teachers of the art of fighting…the pupils perverted their own strength and skill to its wrong use.”...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course WRTG 1250 taught by Professor Gasser during the Spring '05 term at Colorado.
- Spring '05