7. Thursday, October 1, 2009

7. Thursday, October 1, 2009 - PHL100Y1 Lecture October 1st...

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PHL100Y1 – Lecture October 1 st Davide (SP) – the Death of Socrates In the painting Socrates is pointing upwards to where he is going to go RaFel (SP) – School of Athens Socrates is again pointing upwards And Aristotle is telling Socrates that reality is down here not upwards Republic Book Seven The Cave (514a ff) Bottom – Antagonists of the cave are imprisoned there They stare at the wall of the cave and see shadows cast on the wall Socrates believed that these shadows would be seen as reality The prisoners don’t know that the shadows aren’t real According to Socrates WE are the trapped ones in the cave Behind them – One Prisoner breaks free He turns around and is blinded by the light of the Fre His eyes begin to adjust to the light of the cave and sees that the shadows are indeed just shadows One of the prisoners is behind the Fre manipulating the shadows with puppets The demagogue – wants to manipulate those who don’t know what he
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