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Unformatted text preview: PHL 200 Monday, 14 11, 11 Episteme from doxa: knowledge from belief- the realm of the knowable = divided to 2, realm of the belief =divided to 2-You cannot have knowledge (episteme) of forms unless you know it in relation to the good; the good is like the sun which makes all things more intelligible. The good foundation= truth, which shows form, which shows intelligibility.-allegory of the cave situates social context: cave = world as we know it. Situation of people are pre-destined ones; dont know what forms are, dont know its to be understood in terms of good, but they are forced to look at puppets. Since that is all theyve experienced, they are removed from espisteme.-expertise is important.. its not technical expertise but it is present in the majority-to believe this, is deeply wrong; what the majority believes has nothing to do with what is right or wrong; if it does, it is purely accidental-flip a coin, can get it right half the time; binary accident-diff between philsophers and sophists: is not an adornment. Its exploration between what distinguishes him from counterfeit; given that philosophers ought know how to rule people will come and tell you they want to rule your life, and...
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