PHL 200 Wednesday, 2 November, 11

PHL 200 Wednesday, 2 November, 11 - PHL 200 Wednesday, 2...

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PHL 200 Wednesday, 2 November, 11 TO LOG IS TIKON TO EPITHUMFTIKON ARCHE TO THUMOEIDES -does justice pay? Without justice state wouldn’t exist; justice = help of the soul. -of course intrinsically it pays itself; help = intrinsically desirable -you take advice from someone who is comforting, who you like, etc… the criteria you employ are completely extraneous to the exercise. Has nothing to do with whether it’s good or not. Deep profound kind of bad fate to seek out advice and to bring to the search irrelevant criteria. -How do you distinguish between the real thing and the not? -in book.5 Soc purports to describe a philosopher and a phony. This characterization of this phony continues throughout. At the end of book 5 = most famous part of republic. . the philosopher in book 5 distinguished from his competitor, counterfeit, impostor. -if Plato was contrasting philosopher vs. clown/ lunatic… it would be easy. But the counterfeit of the philosopher, aka lovers of sights and sounds, those who sound like
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course PHL 200 taught by Professor Gerson during the Fall '11 term at University of Toronto.

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PHL 200 Wednesday, 2 November, 11 - PHL 200 Wednesday, 2...

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