Apology dialogue (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)
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Apology dialogue (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)

Let the judge decide justly and the speaker speak truly… Charges levied on Socrates, through the mouthpieces of Meletus (represents poets), Anytus (represents craftsmen) and Lycon (represents rhetoricians) …): (Ancient slanderers) tell of one Socrates, a wise man, who speculated about the heaven above, and searched into the earth beneath, and made the worse appear … Continue reading

Meno dialogue (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)
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Meno dialogue (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)

Whether virtue is acquired by teaching or by practice, or whether it comes to man by nature or in what other way… Whether virtue is natural or acquire… Socrates: he makes the claim that he does not know what virtue is… wants to know the nature of virtue as a whole… Meno attempts at defining … Continue reading

Philebus dialogue (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)
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Philebus dialogue (Synopsis – highlights & unredacted quotes lifted from the Socratic dialogue by Plato, Benjamin Jowett translation)

Philebus thesis: That enjoyment and pleasure and delight, and the class of feelings akin to them are a good to every living being. That pleasure and delight and enjoyment and the like were the chief good. That pleasure is the true end of all living beings, at which all ought to aim, and moreover that … Continue reading