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phil.1119 - 47T7-DRDT-KHJH Philosophy 20A Hannen 11/19/07...

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47T7-DRDT-KHJH Philosophy 20A Hannen 11/19/07 The philosopher who has ascended to the realm of intelligence and while the mass of humanity is stuck in the realm of likenesses Artifacts imperfect representations of real things Prisoners have contest to see which shadows come next Obligation to participate in everyday way of life “Every art and every investigation, and similarly every action and pursuit, is considered to aim at some good. Hence, the Good has been rightly defined as ‘that at which all things aim’” – Aristotle Good it strives to attain, two worlds theory things in this world strive to be like the perfect pure eternal realities Plato’s cave – “Suppose that what he’s been seeing all this time ahs no substance, and that he’s now closer to reality and is seeing more accurately, because of the greater reality of the things in front of his eyes.” – Plato In an allegory, things like chairs and tables are real
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course PHIL 20a taught by Professor Hannen during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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