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September 10, 2007 Philosophy 200 MENO Socrates:: Shape is the end or boundaries of a solid Colour is the effluvia [smell, scent given off, tech. a foul odour given off, basically he means that it’s the equiv of a scent that is interpreted by the eyes.] that can be interpreted by your eyes It is possible to destroy everything that is green, but not the colour itself, because it is a form. Form: it’s a theoretical concept, not existing in space time, a perception or idea, vs. a physical form. Outside space and time. What is green? And how could you eliminate it from the world? Plato’s allegory of the cave …everyone chained to the wall, fire behind them and see shadows on the wall; don’t see things as they really are …philosophers aren’t satisfied with these images, with these shadows of the form that are the world. He hopes to find his way out of the cave into the sunlight so he , what would he see? [the true shape and form – true red, true round, true theoretical concepts.]
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