Michael Short PS10 Week 3

Michael Short PS10 Week 3 - PS10Week3 23:05 mencantbewimps...

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PS10 Week 3 23:05 Socrates argues to prove to calacles that he is unmanly If being a man is doing what you want what if what you want is to act like a wimp when  men cant be wimps Calacles does not give a fuck about this argument Next argument Leaky Vessel: famous argument Calacles:  Being strong is getting what you want Soc: If getting what you want means satisfying your desire then you will never be able to  fulfill your desires, because you will always have a new desire. Impossible You can never catch all desires they refresh Some argue being strong is mastering desire not continuously trying to catch up with  desires Calacles not moved by this either Basic Position: Common sense Soc: Paying the price at some point Cal: Getting what you want and getting away with it Unaccepting of the soul being eternal and necessary Third Argument Soc: Says he’s ready to face death for what he believes What’s more manly: Willing to face death for beliefs, brave enough to stand up for what  you believe in even if it costs you your life. More manly from Socrates perspective. 
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course POLI SCI 10 taught by Professor Sissa during the Fall '11 term at UCLA.

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Michael Short PS10 Week 3 - PS10Week3 23:05 mencantbewimps...

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