PHIL 200 QUESTIONS

Do you think that the proof is successful 11 meno

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Unformatted text preview: the doctrine of recollection? Do you think that the proof is successful? 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 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 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 argument fro...
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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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