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TEST (11/6) Phaedrus, Antidosis, Seventh Letter, 5 Places from Gorgias -Check the Gorgias module just placed on Canvas -Will not ask about technical stuff in Gorgias besides what’s in the announcement (Gorgias Template is not needed) -Does want us to know that Gorgias is the prospectus for Plato’s new school and it’s not possible that Plato heard the conversations between Gorgias and Plato -Antidosis: the notion of a wealth tax is being talked about widely in the US currently -Know how the wealth tax works (Antidosis Legal Process) -Know Isocrates notion of true philosophy (different than Plato’s) and his foundational assumption and the 4 implications that follow it (different than Plato’s) Template for Plato’s Seventh Letter Classical Studies 3312 Title: -Plato’s Seventh Letter Author -Plato -Only time he writes in his own voice Date of Composition 353 BCE -About 1 year after Dionysius II, the deposed tyrant of Syracuse, published a book purporting to explain Platonic philosophy -first commentary on Plato’s philosophy -Dionysius II was Plato’s student; Plato tried to teach him how to be a philosopher king -About 10-11 months after the assassination of Dion
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