Review for 3rd Quest

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Review for 3 rd Quest Topics covered: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 in Consolations Socrates (Unpopularity) Epicurus (Not Enough Money) Seneca (Frustration) Montaigne (Inadequacy) Below is a list of terms/concepts/ ideas to know from each thinker Socrates: questioning “common sense” Socratic method of questioning reason(s) for accepting fate majority opinion matters less than correctness and support of belief knowledge vs. true opinion Socrates conversation with Laches about courage Epicurus: Natural and Necessary desires freedom friends thought food, shelter, clothing Recipe for happiness (think of villa example) Seneca : Frustration (wishes/reality) Purpose of philosophy (for Seneca) Anger As error in reasoning The problem with hopes and expectations Shock Two major (contradictory) aspects of reality Grief Realizing history Fortune: the rudder and cornucopia
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Moral sense of injustice (and the problems it causes) Anxiety and the proper way to approach reassurance
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Matthewp.meyer during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Eau Claire.

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