PHIL 200 QUESTIONS

A what are some opposites that socrates mentions b

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Unformatted text preview: m opposites(69e-72e), describe this ar gument. a. What are some opposites that Socrates mentions? b. What does the nature of opposites tell us about the nature of life and death? 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. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 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 from opposites(69e-72e), describe this ar gument. a. What are some opposites that Socrates mentions? b. What does the nature of opposites tell us about the nature of life and death? c. In your opinion, is this a good analogy? Why or why not? The second argument is ‘the argument from recollection’ (72e-78b), describ...
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