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11. Meno asks (86d) to return to his original question about whether or not virtue can be taught. Socrates
reluctantly agrees and proposes to try out a hypothesis. What is it?
12. How does Socrates ar gue that virtue is a form of knowledge (and, thus, teachable)? (87d-88d)
13. Socrates then says that, if virtue is knowledge, then there should be teachers and pupils of it. (89d-e) How does
he then try to get Anytus (and then Meno) to admit that there are no teachers and pupils of virtue? (89c-96c)
14. Socrates introduces a distinction between ‘knowledge’ and ‘true opinion’ (87a-98a). What is the difference?
15. How does Socrates then ar gue that virtue must be true opinion? (98c-99c) Phaedo
6. What is Socrates' reasoning against suicide (62b-e)?
What are Socrates’ reasons for not fearing death ( 64a-69e3)
How does Socrates characterize philosophy at 64a?
What is death, according to Socrates? (64c)
What role does the body play in the philosophic life? (64d-67b)
Socrates give three arguments for the immorality of the soul. The first is the cyclical ar gument—a.k.a. the
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2012 for the course PHIL 200 taught by Professor Mccall during the Fall '08 term at McGill.
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