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Virtue in Plato's 'Protagoras'

In Plato’s Protagoras, Socrates and Protagoras discuss whether or not virtue, or “the ability to live the best possible life” (Taylor, Introduction), can be taught. 1.323 palabras más

Philosophy

Two sides

“There are two sides to every question.” Protagoras

Fitness

An Argument For Theaetetus' Claim: Knowledge Is Perception

Socrates’ claim that “things such as size or warmth or whiteness belong neither to the object we measure ourselves against of touch or to we who are doing the measuring or touching” (154b) is a result of taking Heraclitean and Protagorean ideas to their logical extremes. 1.213 palabras más

Philosophy

Sophists

The name of is group of rhetorical scholars stems from sophistai, meaning “one who possesses wisdom.” They endeavored to show that there was no such thing as certainty, that knowledge was epistemic. 57 palabras más

Classical Rhetoric

Tinted Past

“Man is the measure of all things.” – Protagoras

Who we are today is a combination of our pasts. Perhaps this is why it is so important to embrace and learn from the past, of a particular color that tinted your life’s rainbow of experiences as you continue curving forward in time.

New Road

The Tyranny of a Lie

In my previous post, I mentioned the mythology of the disenfranchised and undereducated, poor and white, and usually male voter that has propelled the Trump candidacy to the current American nightmare where Mr. 567 palabras más

Man is the measure of all things

The thrill from making my own Parthenon kind of dwindled the more I was looking at it. Model was kind of weird and not closely as perfect as original building. 321 palabras más

Secret Place Of My Own