RQ05-Gorgias4

RQ05-Gorgias4 - ReadingQuestions#5 Platos Gorgias 507end 1.

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Reading Questions #5 Plato’s      Gorgias      507-end     1. What is the conclusion of the argument up to this point, according to Socrates?  (507) Almost over 2. What is Socrates' position regarding human happiness?  (507) One must practice self control 3. At 508-9, Socrates offers a long speech in which he summarizes his views.  Isn't this  rhetoric?  How is it different from the rhetoric of Gorgias? Yes. It is not. 4. Explain the argument concerning the connection between moderation (the habit of  tempering one’s appetites) and justice (the habit of giving each what is due).  (509) They are interrelated. 5. Callicles has now agreed that doing injustice is worse than suffering injustice.  How  does this apply to the case of the young man who befriends himself to the master- tyrant?  (509-11) 6. At 512-14, Socrates gives a fairly long speech about helmsmen and 
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course PHIL 203 taught by Professor Errinclark during the Fall '11 term at MO St. Louis.

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