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On Plato’s “Symposium”

Originally published on the Florida Student Philosophy Blog Apollodorus How appropriate that Plato should frame this work as a tale told second hand.  From his pen, we are hearing the story as told by a disciple of Plato named Apollodorus … Continue reading

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The Elenchus and Socrates’ Idea of the Philosophical Life

Originally published on the Florida Student Philosophy Blog Pa’ntes A’nthropoi Tou^ Eide’nai Ore’gontai Phy’sei. All men by nature desire to know. —Aristotle, Metaphysics, 1:1 When one begins to take a closer look at Socrates of Athens, (469-399 B.C. ) it … Continue reading

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