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Document Perception (153d-154a, 156a-157c)

Clarificatory notes on the noted passages, in relation to our discussion in the third meeting.

Plato, Plato's 'Theaetetus' view
Document Handout 7: The Line, Dialectics, and Good

A picture of the line, remarks on dialectics, a comparison with Descartes, and some comments on the Form of Good.

Plato, Dialectic, Descartes, Goodness, Forms view
Document Sophists Revisited, and Socratics (Handout 14)

Attempt to rehabilitate the Sophists; some of Socrates's influences diagrammatically sketched.

Plato, Socrates, Sophists view
Document Five (More) Arguments Against D1

Sketches of the more sustantial arguments against D1 between 170 and 186.

Plato, Plato's 'Theaetetus' view
Document A Map of Socrates's Apology (Handout 4)

An analytical overview of the Apology.

Plato, Socrates, Apology view
Document Euthyphro 11b–16a (Coursework 2)

Questions and background information about the second half of Euthyphro.

Plato, Socrates, Euthyphro view
Document A Map of Crito (Handout 8)

One-page sketch of the Crito.

Socrates, Plato, Crito view
Document Socratic Method III: Irony (Handout 9)

An attempt to clarify the nature of Socrates's irony, and to contrast it with 'eironeia'.

Socrates, Plato, Irony view
Document Socratic Piety and Justice (Handout 6)

Is Euthyphro just aporetic? An attempt to extract Socrates's positive view of piety, with a view to the Apology.

Plato, Socrates, Euthyphro, Apology view
Document Plato: Influences, Context, Works

Background information about six major influences that inform Plato's philosophy; with additional information about his life and works.

Plato, Plato's 'Theaetetus' view
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