Pols 250 Fall term notes: Secret Slides ( up until Aristotle)
Secret slide 1
o What is Justice answer #1: Socrates position (represents platos position)
Justice occurs when each group performs only their role
Leaders can make mistakes, therefore not every decision will be in their favour.
Secret slide 2
o What is Justice answer #2 :Cephalus
Justice is telling the truth and returning anything we borrow
Socrates refute: What if there is a reason (ie. For the greater good) that
we do not return something. Ex. A weapon unreturned prevents a
murder, therefore prevents an injustice.
Justice is also to benefit ones friends and harm ones enemies.
Socrates refute: Someone good can appear bad and vice versa.
Secret slide 3
o What is Justice answer #3: Polymarchus
Justice is giving a man hi