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"The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato," claimed Alfred North Whitehead in 1929's Process and Reality. Plato studied under Socrates in Athens, Greece, and showed a deep interest for politics. It wasn't until Socrates death that Plato turned from politics to philosophy. He developed Idealism in opposition to the belief of the Sophists and opened a school in Athens. The Academy was one of the first organized schools in Western Civilization it was here that Plato taught his most famous student, Aristotle.
He uses plausible and convincing reasoning, rationale, and emotional appeal in order to indoctrinate the multitude of Romans into believing what he has to say. Antony’s exceptional mellifluousness helps him put it all together though, leading to the final product that is his acclaimed speech. Mark Antony possesses phenomenal enunciation and flaunts his rare skill admirably as he dexterously instills his views into the brains of the Romans. One of the main components of Mark Antony’s speaking competence is his ability to approach the assemblage using two different overtures. The most obvious and profound approach he uses is the logos appeal.
(2) He thus stands straddling three important periods in the history of Greek philosophy. As a 5th century philosopher, he copied the rhetoric of Gorgias in his famous Ajax and Odysseus speeches and like the sophists, believed that virtue was teachable; surviving into the 4th century, he was taken seriously by Plato and Aristotle, composing essays in which he propounded an individual logical theory of his own; (3) and as precursor of Hellenistic Cynicism, he composed dialogues, teaching new ethical and social norms that resurfaced after his death in the teaching of Diogenes of Sinope and the Stoa. (4) In this paper, I would like to examine some aspects of Antisthenes' educational theory and his concept of paideia. In at least one of his lost Hercules dialogues, Antisthenes seems to have described Hercules' visit to the Centaur Chiron and subsequently to the Titan Prometheus. (5) Both these episodes ascribe to Hercules a different type of paideia.
The Sun of Knowledge: Platonic Epistemology as Discussed in The Republic The history of philosophy can be viewed as the result of the work of an obscure Athenian whose voluminous works, penetrating questions, novel ideas, and didactic teachings have shaped the flow of nearly all philosophic thought. It has been said that the influence of the ancient Greek philosopher named Plato has laid the foundation for Western culture. Plato was born to an aristocratic family in Athens in 428/427 B.C. As a young man, Plato studied poetry, but later under the tutelage of the famed Socrates, turned to philosophy, who introduced him to the ethical importance of the pursuit of wisdom. Plato was also influenced by the writings of pre-Socratic thinkers Pythagoras and Parmenides in the areas of mathematics, metaphysics, and epistemology.
The latter is unlikely due to Thucydides’ expressed commitment to presenting an objective history, and so the most realistic explanation appears to be Brasidas’s was motivated by the pursuit of glory. To add to this theory, Brasidas’s seemed to enjoy much praise, which was somewhat uncharacteristic for Spartan generals. When he sailed to Scione and commended their rebellion, they greeted him with “all possible honors, publically crowning him with a wreath of gold as the liberator of Hellas; private persons crowded around round him and decked him with garlands as though he had been an athlete (4.121.1).” It is entirely plausible that Brasidas succumbed to his ego.
The following essay aims to analyze the passage by synthesizing its main ideas and incorporating them into the broader framework of Plato’s philosophy. For Plato, the rigorous dichotomy between the visible and the intelligible realms was always central to his views as philosopher, particularly in the case of the good. The common citizens of ancient Greece, as was mentioned in Book VI, often tended to regard the good as something material that can be touched; therefore they praised beauty and deemed pleasure as the example of the good. Plato’s argument was that their position was false as the good was intelligible and could not be explained by the visible. Here comes another important aspect to grasp from Plato’s philosophy: the existence of Forms – Ideals.
The purpose of this speech was to convince not only the Athenians, the surrounding states but also the classical world of Athens’ greatness. The oration was a persuasive text showing no wrong in Athens but only its greatness and strength with battle in the oceans and with providing peace and justice. Pericles’ funeral oration showed only Athens best and nothing else convincing and letting everyone know only of a great Athens.
“The Form of Good” is known by Plato as the intellectual brilliance of all Forms. In Plato’s famous book... ... middle of paper ... ...tinguished. Seeing these two kinds of metaphysics helps any individual understand metaphysical principles, as well as have a better understanding of the fundamentals of philosophy. Works Cited "Aristotle's Ten Categories." Aristotle's Ten Categories.
Plutarch’s material has lost touch with the twenty-first century but the famous ideas of Greek and Romans still come through his works. Works Cited http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/plutarch/ http://www.usu.edu/ploutarchos/plutbib.htm http://what-when-how.com/literature/plutarch-literature/ http://www.rwe.org/complete-works/x-lectures-a-biographical-sketches/plutarch.html http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/465201/Plutarch/5797/Reputation-and-influence