The Symposium: Exploring Eros Eryximachus suggests an encomium for Eros. Virtue- Good form Bad virtue- Bad Form The Speeches: A. Phaedrus 1.Phaedrus claims Eros is oldest of gods, i. The most authoritative ii. Inspires people to do brave things iii.
Apology Introduction 1. Socrates is defending himself against his accusers at court 2. Socrates is not a sophist because he is concerned with truth, not persuasion 3. Socrates feels he must defend himself first against old accusers, then against pres
Phaedo Forms and Ideas, Immortality of the Soul "Itself" the just itself, the beautiful itself, the good itself, the equal itself, etc. The true essence of something is different from something being beautiful or good, it is not perceptible by the s
Presocratics Thales-1 of seven sages of Greece, Material Monist - story w/ falling into well and being mocked by servant girl - universe is made of only water, explains one many problem b/c its diff. physical states and sustains life - everything is
Ancient Greek Philosophy I. Thesis 1: For Aristotle, all substances are naturally occurring entities. Strictly speaking, artifacts (human-made objects) are not substances. II. Arguments supporting the thesis A. Reason One: a. A definition should just