Last Modified: 2010-12-14
- the theory of knowledge
- Reason and not senses is the bases for knowledge
- knowledge is based on the sense first and foremost.
- not given through senses but, grasped through knowledge
- Reality (Socrates, Plato's view)
- Appearance (Sophists view)- imperfect view copy of what is real
- is the thing which all X's have in common in virtue of which they count
- not knowledge, but just a good hunch based on supposed knowledge
- things that are timelessly true.
- exists independently of the existence of humans.
- shadows represent the appearance.
- goes back and tries to get the other to see the good, through moral obligation because he knows the good.
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