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Chapter 2: Knowledge and Virtue: Plato
Plato tried to answer the questions posed by Socrates.
Plato wrote many dialogues:
Euthyphro, Theaetetus, Parmenides, Sophist, Protagoras, Meno, Philebus, Symposium, Charmides, Laches,
Chapter 3: Moral Character: Aristotle
Born 384 B.C.E.
Son of a Nicomachus, a court physician.
At 18, entered Platos Academy in Athens.
Plato died 347 B.C., when Aristotle was about 37.
Four years later, he became tutor to Alexander the
In 335 B.C.,
Chapter 6: The Love of God: Augustine
This is a summary of material in the chapter.
Augustine (354-430) C. E. converted to Christianity when he was 32, reputedly after a life of
indulgence in sensual pleasures. He had been a teacher of rhetoric who had ex
Chapter 10: Morality and Sentiment: David Hume
David Hume was born of an aristocratic family in Edinbugh, Scotland, in 1711.
He attended Edinburgh University.
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