3. Thursday, September 17th, 2009

3. Thursday, September 17th, 2009 - PHL Thursday, September...

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PHL Thursday, September 17th, 2009 Sidebar: Socrates on moral psychology (NB. vs. Plato): - virtue is a form of knowledge - “on the job” knowledge - knowledge brings virtue - he knowledge is embodied in the action (ex: riding a bike, you cannot teach it in any other way than the action itself) - therefore, it is impossible to know the right thing and not do it - i know how to ride a bike, i just cant do it - thus, for Socrates, no akrasia or weakness of the will: a conFict between what i know to be right, and wanting to do it N 2nd (what i know is right) ________ Y 1st (what i want to do) J3 prime (335a): K-aristocratic defnition - knowledgeable aristocratic de±nition (knows the difference between good friends and bad enemies) - harm - in a truly just life, there should never be harm - not virtuous J4 (338a): Political realist defnition - (a realist that believes that power is everything, might makes right) - justice is nothing except the advantage of the stronger ±ve false moves that cause his(presimacus) defeat. ..
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