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  • The Mind: Aristotle Kant and Socrates

    The Mind: Aristotle Kant and Socrates

    Daniel C. Dennet said in A Glorious Accident that, "our minds--if you like-- [are] just as real as our dreams"(Kayzer, 37). The implications of this statement are substantial, for if this is true--if our minds and our consciousness are just ...

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    Essay Length: 2,327 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2009 By: July
  • Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

    Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle

    Philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle The philosophies of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle had different points of-view but they were also similar in some ways. For example, all three philosophers had their own thoughts on the subject of justice ...

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    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Janna
  • Socrates

    Socrates

    about socrates and his example of inate knowledge from the cave Human beings in general can sometimes be like the prisoners in the cave as Socrates claims because, in a way humans tend to think and operate based on second-hand information. Today in recent ...

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    Essay Length: 289 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Socrates - Philosophy in Ancient Greece

    Socrates - Philosophy in Ancient Greece

    Philosophy in ancient Greece was merely a type of argument, until a pioneer named Socrates showed the world a new way of thinking. Socrates was born in 469 BC in Athens (where he lived all his life) as the son of Sophroniscus, a stonemason, and Phaenarete ...

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    Essay Length: 683 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Socrates Phaedo

    Socrates Phaedo

    In the Phaedo, Socrates explains, “Aren’t there, in the case of all contraries, since they come in pairs, something like two becomings between them, from one to the other, and, again, from the other back to the first” (71b). Socrates argues that ...

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    Essay Length: 1,564 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Socrates - Virtue, Wisdom, Enlightenment

    Socrates - Virtue, Wisdom, Enlightenment

    Virtue, Wisdom, Enlightenment Socrates spoke of many qualities he believed to be important in humanity. He worked his entire life to spread wisdom, peace, wonder and knowledge to all those he met. Although this eventually led to his execution, he preached ...

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    Essay Length: 1,183 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Max
  • Socrates a Sophist? or Just Sophisticated?

    Socrates a Sophist? or Just Sophisticated?

    Philosophy Socrates a sophist? Or just sophisticated? Plato goes a long way in attempting to distinguish Socrates from the likes of Protagoras, a self admitted sophist. In Protagoras, Socrates is depicted as a street smart, ...

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    Essay Length: 587 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Apology of Socrates

    The Apology of Socrates

    The apology begins with Socrates telling the jurors that he is not experienced in court and the he will use a language that he is familiar with, the truth. He has been charged with, corruption of the young and not believing in the city's gods but ...

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    Essay Length: 326 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Socrates Diner Party Speech

    Socrates Diner Party Speech

    ... a speech, an ode to Love. Socrates spoke last, alleging his speech was a reiteration of what Diotima had once told him. Diotima, a priestess, whom Socrates allegedly met in the past, ...

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    Essay Length: 561 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Socratic Method

    The Socratic Method

    SOCRATIC METHOD The Socratic Method is to engage someone over the meaning of some term or idea, and then to cross-examine the opponent until a clear definition is achieved and cannot be refuted. This key idea has both strengths and weaknesses, which will ...

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    Essay Length: 1,323 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Vika
  • Socrate

    Socrate

    1. According to Socrates Apology, what is wisdom? According to Socrates Apology wisdom is not some knowledge or information. True wisdom is knowing how to live. Socrates thought that true wisdom is ...

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    Essay Length: 529 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Steve
  • Did Socrates Commit Suicide and Why?

    Did Socrates Commit Suicide and Why?

    Did Socrates commit suicide and why? Upon taking the ethics class and learning and understanding the teachings of great philosophers such as Socrates, Plato and Aristotle I am even more driven to gather more knowledge about ethics as well as information ...

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    Essay Length: 887 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Socrates: Moral Obligation to Civil Law

    Socrates: Moral Obligation to Civil Law

    The Socratic dialogues deal with the definition of certain types of virtue, and how these specific virtues (for example, courage or piety) fit in to the overall definition of doing good and living by the correct moral standards. The dialogues of the ...

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    Essay Length: 659 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Janna
  • Socratic Worldview

    Socratic Worldview

    Of the philosophers I have studied, Socrates stands out to me from all the rest. Although I would be the first to confess that I have never put forth the time nor the effort necessary to consider myself a philosopher (at least not in the sense that I ...

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    Essay Length: 1,565 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Yan
  • Socrates

    Socrates

    Introduction Electrical and Electronics products are now commonly found all around the world and the number is on the rise. The amount of such products that is being disposed is also on the rise. There is a concern on the environmental effect by such ...

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    Essay Length: 258 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Opinions on Socrates

    Opinions on Socrates

    When analyzing Socrates as a person, I think it is apparent that there is much more to his personality than appears on the surface. Many people assume that his aims are pure, that he questions those around him solely in the pursuit of knowledge. I think ...

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    Essay Length: 281 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • Socrates and Agathon

    Socrates and Agathon

    ... . With the permission of Phaedrus, Socrates has an interesting discussion Agathon instead of a monologue-styled story. Socrates actually starts by giving Agathon a series of questions about love. Socrates goes on to ask Agathon ...

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    Essay Length: 562 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Anna
  • Socrates Vs King

    Socrates Vs King

    Socrates and Martin Luther King were quite different types of people and one being from a very different time. However, they together shared something in common, and that was a pursuit for justice. These three men stood up for what they believed in and ...

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    Essay Length: 342 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Max
  • Defence of Socrates

    Defence of Socrates

    A)1. Explain(with clear and detailed references from the text, Defence of Socrates) the way in which Socrates discursive method (or method of the dialectic) is displayed in his cross-examination of Meletus regarding the first recent charge brought against ...

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    Essay Length: 301 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Present and Discuss the Views Submitted by Socrates and Thrasymachius in the First Book of Plato’s Republic

    Present and Discuss the Views Submitted by Socrates and Thrasymachius in the First Book of Plato’s Republic

    ... first book of the Republic Socrates and Thrasymachus argue about the nature of justice. Thrasymachus claims that justice is the advantage of the stronger. He also claims that Socrates' arguments against that position ...

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    Essay Length: 266 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Athens Vs Socrates

    Athens Vs Socrates

    Athenian democracy ensures that a citizen in a society acts according to what society deems appropriate rather than by an individual's assumptions of what is acceptable. Athens as a whole stresses the importance of an active citizen whose life is ...

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    Essay Length: 1,500 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Socrates and His Innocence

    Socrates and His Innocence

    Socrates and His Innocence Socrates lived such a private life that it lead to the most important revelation of his entire life. He would go about his life doing nothing but self-examination. In examining his life so strenuously others would come to him to ...

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    Essay Length: 947 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Vika
  • Socrates, Dietrich Bonhoeffer & Martin Luther King

    Socrates, Dietrich Bonhoeffer & Martin Luther King

    Socrates, Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King were quite different types of people and one being from a very different time. However, they together shared something in common, and that was a pursuit for justice. These three men stood up for what ...

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    Essay Length: 509 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Jack
  • The Republic: Socrate Vs. Thrasymachus

    The Republic: Socrate Vs. Thrasymachus

    Thrasymachus defines justice as the advantage of the stronger. In other words, justice is what benefits the rulers and is advocated by the laws they have set within their state. He believes that in any state, whether it be a monarchy, aristocracy, ...

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    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Janna
  • Socrates, Plato, and Aristotels View on Happiness

    Socrates, Plato, and Aristotels View on Happiness

    ... brings them happiness? The Philosophers Socrates, Plato and Aristotle all have a ...

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    Essay Length: 1,518 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Jessica

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