01-21-09 Notes

01-21-09 Notes - The Scapegoat? Plato (428-347 B.C.E.) and...

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Ancient Greek Philosophy and Literature Greek Intellectual Themes: Myths to Rational Explanations “The Golden Mean,” The Pursuit of All Questions The Nature of Reality? Change/Relativity vs. Permanence? Ontology and Epistemology: Being and Knowledge Greek Polytheism: Zeus, Athena, Nike, Eros, Apollo, Dionysus Early, “Pre-Socratic” Philosophers, Ionian Materialists Heraclitus (c.535-c.475 B.C.E.), Endless Flux Parmenides (c. 514- ? B.C.E.), Permanence and Unity Sophists (5 th Century B.C.E.) and the Importance of Rhetoric Protagoras, “Man is the Measure,” Cultural Relativism Socrates (469-399 B.C.E.), Philosophy of the “Examined Life” Challenge to the Sophists, Dialogues to Truth, Universal Truth Socratic Method, The Model Philosopher?
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Unformatted text preview: The Scapegoat? Plato (428-347 B.C.E.) and the Metaphysical Account of Reality Ideas and the Material World: Theory of Ideal Forms Relation between Objects and Ideas (e.g., Beauty) Reason is the Path to Truthwhich is Universal The Symposium , The Republic , Philosopher Kings Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E.) and the Study of Material Objects Ideal Forms need to have Matter; Matter is linked to Ideas Scientific Emphasis, Nothing to Excess Moderation in Politics, Man is a Political Animal Greek Drama: The Importance of Tragedy (5 th Century B.C.E.) Sophocles, Oedipus Rex , Antigone , The Problem of Hubris, Excessive Pride Aristophanes and Greek Comedy, Lysistrata The Philosophical and Literary Legacy of Ancient Greece...
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