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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 {\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0\deflang1033{\fonttbl{\f0\fnil\fcharset0 Times New Roman {\*\generator Msftedit 5.41.15.1507 \ulnone\par Plato:\par \b0\fs24 -wealthy aristocrat who\rquote s power began to slip under changing democracy, hereditary families which had previo-Socrates\rquote s student\par-opened Plato\rquote s academy, had a formal school, Aristotle is his most influential student\par-Sophocles shared this point of view: preferred the old law of the gods (themis) which his family benefited from to the new civi-wrote with Socrates as a character\par \tab -The Statesmen: Socrates isn\rquote t philosophizing, the stranger is\par \tab -Crito and the Apology are more in tune with Socrates\rquote s ideas\par \par-Protagoras: \tab -can virtue be taught, does virtue exist?\par \tab\tab -Protagoras- virtue can be taught and he is the one to teach it\par \tab\tab -Socrates- if it can be taught then there are experts and the experts should be the ones to talk but Athens lets anyone \par-\b The Republic\b0\par \tab -Socrates: all people desire good and conflict is a result of how to achieve that good\par \tab -Plato disagrees, there are desires for bad, things that are out of control\par \tab\tab -eros: unlawful desires which result in injustice\par \tab -Explains the just city in order to figure out the just man, \ldblquote the good man is like the good city\par \tab -Every person performs the task that they are supposed to do\par \tab -Cities get screwed up when people who are not qualified to lead are put in leadership roles (people w/o enough virtue)\p-timocracy: government based on honor, turns into oligarchy: rule based on wealth which turns into democracy: rule of the ma \b -outlines the change from oligarchy to democracy\par...
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