Socrates 2 - Zach Garcia Honors 111 Socrates The Good Life...

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Zach Garcia Honors 111 Socrates The Good Life I think that of all of the books that we have read this semester The Republic is the best one that we can really have a very intelligent and thoughtful discussion on. In my opinion, one of the most intriguing aspects of this book is the concept of the good life. After listening to the class on Tuesday and the lecture I could not stop thinking about what it really meant. One point that was made in class is that every person should be striving to live the best life that one could live. And even though Socrates never said that there was a list of things that someone should do to become the best person that they could be. What was said is that every person should try to live the best rational life and that the way to improve that is to increase the amount of true knowledge that one has. But from class we know that knowledge does not equal opinions. So that means that someone that has a lot of information is not necessarily knowledgeable. So that makes us ask what is true
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HON 111 taught by Professor Palmer during the Fall '07 term at University of Maine Orono .

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