Unity of virtue

Unity of virtue - Asking questions to focus on Greek...

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Asking questions to focus on Greek terminology. Good argument? -Reasoning is good -Starting places are good -True conlusion Parable of the cave (allegory/metaphor for our lives) Lived entire life in a cave and chained to where you can only look at the wall Fire creates shadows on wall of everyone’s shadows Can converse with others and see the shadow as they talk If someone were to unchain, you turn around to see wooden pieces creating the shadows. . shadows are just projections, not real. Leave the cave and come in contact with real world, analogous in coming in contact with the forums If you walked back down inside the cave, you would barely be able to see the other shadows because of the light. The idea that you already know what the shadows are. It’s not the light impacting the retina in the metaphor, it’s the meaning behind the truth Three Paradoxes Unity of the Virtues (Wisdom, temperance, courage, justice) No one does wrong willingly Virtue is Knowledge (persevere an action to go against personal danger)
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course ENGE 1114 taught by Professor Twknott during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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