“ Ménon” was written by Plato. Below, what I learned from reading this book. How do we acquire virtue? It is not possible to define virtue by making a list of available virtues: a list of examples doesn’t equal concept. For example, if there is one virtue for men and another for women, are theyContinuar lendo “What I learned reading “Ménon”.”
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What I learned reading “Phaedrus.”
“Phaedrus” was written by Plato. Below I tell what I learned from reading his book. Knowing oneself should be the beginning of knowledge. You should never accept conditional love or sex (that is, love or sex in exchange of a favor or belonging). Advantages and favors should be granted to those who deserve them. ThoseContinuar lendo “What I learned reading “Phaedrus.””
What I learned by reading the “Phaedo”.
“Phaedo” was written by Plato. Here are some things I learned from reading his book. The book tells of Socrates’ speech before his death. After Socrates’ trial, he was imprisoned for a few more days before finally taking the poison. Many people watched Socrates die … Socrates died happy. Some of those present were alsoContinuar lendo “What I learned by reading the “Phaedo”.”
Crito was written by Plato. Below, some paraphrases of this text. They do not necessarily reflect my opinion on a given subject. One can say that you really are a happy person when they see you calm even when a disaster happens. If death is unavoidable, you can only accept it. People hate people thoseContinuar lendo “Plato’s “Crito”.”
Notes on “The Republic”.
“A República” was written by Platão. Below are some statements made in that text. They may or may not reflect what I think about this subject. Questions about my personal opinion can be asked in the comments. The aging process kills youthful desires, which enslave the young men. Wisdom makes it tolerable to age. IfContinuar lendo “Notes on “The Republic”.”