What exactly are we referring when we talk of the Systematic Treatises of Aristotle? Does Aristotle's writings impact us today? Explain and name the different genres (e.g. logic, etc.) in your discussion. Can you provide me with a basic outline of the three genres of Aristotle's writings as well as the divisions within the grou
Who was Prodicus (5th Cn BCE) and how did he die?
How did Plato and Aristotle differ in their ideas about the virtue of temperance? Plato and Aristotle's ideas about temperance seem to be very similar. Can you explain how they differ?
1 and 1/2 pages a. critically evaluate Thomas argument from necessity in the terms of validity and soundness. how does it turn on the validity of the Aristotelian princle of ' no infinate Regress'?
1 and 1/2pages A. what are the forms and what problem was plato trying to address with his theiry of the forms? b. How does Plato see experience of particular objects as related to knowledge? c. How is aritotle's theory of the forms different from plato's d. What is one weakness of Plato's theory that aritstole was trying to
Does Plato suggest that philosophers will have to be forced to rule the city? Please explain.
Please explain how the example of the tyrannical city shows us why it is bad to be a tyrannical, unjust person.
Give 3 reasons why philosophers rule the ideal city.
What does "compresence of opposites" mean?
What is the defining characteristic of a philosopher according to Plato?
According to Plato: a. What is justice in the person/soul b. Why should reason rule the soul
Plato needs to prove the soul has 3 parts...how come?
What is Justice in the city? Plato contends that we have to see whether it applies as well to justice in a person...why does he think this?
How does Glaucon's challenge relate to the question of whether justice is good in itself, good in its consequences, or both?
What are Aquinas' and Descartes' versions of the first cause argument? What is the distinction between a "causal series" and a "causal hierarchy"? What are the major advantages or disadvantages of each argument in comparison with the other? What are the most controversial premises in each argument?
Hi...I'm trying to understand a concept my teacher said would be on our next quiz which is on The Republic, by Plato, Book 9. The question I'm trying to make certain I get is: why is the unjust man more miserable than a just man? This seems easy but when I read this book 9 Plato is talking about a terrified slave, and that th
This is the question again. ---Who are you? Is there more to this fleshy casing? What makes you who you are? Write a 5 page letter to Ernest Becker explaining who you think you are. ---Use at least three quotes from the photocopied chapter "The Inner World" from his book The Birth and Death of Meaning.