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Socratic Dialogue by Mind Map: Socratic Dialogue
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Socratic Dialogue

General

Definition is given

Find flaws; unravel definition

Admit ignorance

Thrasymachus

What is justice?

Might makes right

Rulers make bad laws

Polemarchus says Thrasymachus is wrong

Euthyphro

What is piety?

That which is loved by the gods, Some things loved by the gods

They love just human actions, Is it loved because it is holy or holy because it is loved?

Give a service to the gods, Prayers only ask of them, Sacrifices only give back to them

Symposium- Diotima teaches Socrates

Starts with a love of physical things

Becomes a love of virtue: courage, temperance, prudence, justice

The Meno: What is virtue?

Anamensis: recollectioon,remembrance (Socrates' def. of virue)

Socrates always relates big questions to the four cardinal virtues

Desire of things honorable and the power of attaining them