6. Tuesday, September 29, 2009

6. Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - PHL Tuesday, September 29,...

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PHL Tuesday, September 29, 2009 Forms: Form of the good is compared to the sun - we can use it and apprehend it, but we cannot look directly at it What are the forms? ex: If love is a form, we need to get past our experience of beautiful things because they are distractions F ʼ (larger type: form of the good -knowledge of the good is knowledge of reality [justice, piety, beauty are all good], F and f = F ʼ ) <-- [ F(type, ex: beauty) >>>>f ](instances/ tokens) Republic Book VI Love - permanent (485b) unchanging universal The soul that we have is a particle of eternal goodness - when we die the soul will rejoin the good from which it came. How do we move the souls where they want to go, when our souls are imprisoned here? The ship (488b): who steers correctly? [NB: “the higher ueslessness”] Sophist - argues for money and will take any position if the price is high enough Demagogue - partial philosopher - good manipulator and has aquired enough knowledge to get people to do stuff - starts on the path of
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