Socratic Dialogue

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Socratic Dialogue by Mind Map: Socratic Dialogue

1. General

1.1. Definition is given

1.2. Finds flaws; unravel definition

1.3. Admit ignorance

2. Thrasymachus

2.1. What is justice?

2.1.1. Might makes right

2.2. Rulers make bad laws

2.3. Pulemarchus thinks that Thrasymachus is wrong

3. Euthyphro

3.1. What is piety?

3.1.1. That which is loved by the gods

3.1.2. They love just human actions

3.1.2.1. Is it loved because it is holy or holy because it is loved?

3.1.3. Give a service to the gods

3.1.3.1. Prayers only ask help of them

3.1.3.2. Sacrifices only give back to them

4. Symposium

4.1. Starts with a love of physical things

4.2. Becomes a love of virtue: temperance, prudence, justice.