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Final Exam Review Questions, Philosophy 20A – Part I 1. What are the Forms, according to Plato’s theory? How do we come to know them? 2. Explain Plato’s hypothesis according to which the Forms are aitiai . What are some problems with this account of causation? 3. In Plato’s allegory of the cave, what is the allegorical role of: the shadows on the wall, the escaped prisoner’s ascent, the sun, the prisoner’s return? 4. What are the main points of Socrates’ critique, in the Theatetus
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Unformatted text preview: , of the theory that knowledge is perception? 5. What, according to Aristotle, in the Categories , is the distinction between something being predicated (“said of”) of a subject and being in a subject? 6. What, according to Aristotle, in the Categories , are some of the differences between substance and other modes of being, such as quality and quantity? 7. What, according to Aristotle, are the four factors involved in every case of causation? Explain the role of each....
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