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Plato at the Googleplex

Rebecca Goldstein: “Plato at the Googleplex” | Talks at Google Dialogos of Eide

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The Form of the Good

SOCRATES:  Tell me then, by Zeus, what is that excellent [págkalon, “all beautiful”] aim [érgon, “work, deed”] that the gods achieve, using us as their servants?  Plato, Euthyphro, 13e, translated by G.M.A. Grube [Hackett Publishing, 1981, p.19; Greek text, Plato … Continue reading

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Justice

Plato prove that justice does not depend upon a chance, convention or upon external force. It is the right condition of the human soul by the very nature of man when seen in the fullness of his environment. It is … Continue reading

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Plato’s Theory of Forms

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Death is Not Final

You all have to know the hammer analogy was made aware to me about a week before this debate took place. Also,  a YouTube label given to this demonstration was posted under “gaming” so I find that kind of funny … Continue reading

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Euclid

Socratica Studios Maybe you can identify the section from which this picture is taken from. The picture seen in the Fresco painted by Raphael, is entitled the School of Athens in  heading above?:) All those who have written histories bring … Continue reading

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Answers to Question-Interesting

It seems the opportune time when thinking about positions people adopt, that one realizes that one is not in a class of their own, but do definitely belong to a group of people in regard to a response from a … Continue reading

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First Alcibiades

Papyrus fragment of Alcibiades I, section 131.c-e. The First Alcibiades or Alcibiades I (Ancient Greek: Ἀλκιβιάδης αʹ) is a dialogue featuring Alcibiades in conversation with Socrates. It is ascribed to Plato, although scholars are divided on the question of its … Continue reading

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Justified true belief

 Before Gettier, an historical account brings one up to date? Euler diagram representing a definition of knowledge. Justified true belief is one definition of knowledge that states in order to know that a given proposition is true, one must not … Continue reading

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"Let no one ignorant of geometry enter"

Plato’s Motto The scho­liast on Aelius Aris­tides 125.14 (Din­dorf, Vol. 3) says the fol­low­ing: ἐπεγέγραπτο ἔμπροσθεν τῆς διατριβῆς τοῦ Πλάτωνος ὅτι ἀγεωμέτρητος μηδεὶς εἰσίτω· ἀντὶ τοῦ ἄνισος καὶ ἄδικος. ἡ γὰρ γεωμετρία τὴν ἰσότητα καὶ τὴν δικαιοσύνην τηρεῖ. ‘In front … Continue reading

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