Plato ‘The Republic’ – The Good as Ultimate Object of Knowledge
|Subject||Plato ‘The Republic’ – The Good as Ultimate Object of Knowledge|
|Created||1/16/2011 10:26:00 AM|
|Posted||1/31/2011 8:34:00 AM|
Continuing notes on Plato’s ‘Republic’ – The Good as Ultimate Object of Knowledge
The viccissitudes of life do the job and refine the good from the bad (possible, philosophers) semantics but aren’t the attractions of life the ‘big’ challenge
Whoah! the secret trials of the unwitting candidate!
Reality beats Presentation (Apparently) so the real is desirable…
The Simile of the Sun… acts as an anchor and suggests / casts a glamour of ‘concreteness’ or ‘certainty’… ‘irrefutable truth’
We are paraded the link between sense and phenomena it is designed to detect. There as an (as yet unnamed) link, the brain – plus the spark of life + plus what else?
More to come on this