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Plato Force/ persuasion/ seduction: Seduction was a theme in the beginning in the contrast of force and persuasion. Book I foreshadows the issue of Force. Philosophers should never use force, they should use reason. Philosopher’s dilemma : Should he remain in the forms and be a philosopher, or go into the light and be a ruler. One cannot see philosophical arguments as compelling ones unless one is already a philosopher One cannot become a philosopher unless one see philosophical arguments as compelling ones It follows that one can never come a philosopher Naturalized ideology: the way that certain ideas are used to establish and justify social order. Naturalization (the “taken-for-granted”)-Natural rather than invented, what everyone assumes is true. This would come true through the myth of the medals, where mythology becomes so ingrained in belief that the ideology is naturally developed. Philosopher king/critic:
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PHL 100Y1 taught by Professor Professormarkkingwell during the Fall '09 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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