1) What is human intelligence (Epistemology)?
Human intelligence is the ability to use universal terms (common nouns).
2) What gives us this ability?
Innate ideas: universals buried deep in mind.
3) How do the innate ideas get in our mind/soul?
Through Metempsychosis: Preexistence of the soul.
4) Can you still have 1) and 2) with a different answer to 3)?
Socratic Method: Asking questions rather that teaching.
Universal form: formulation of what is shared universally to all members of the set. “one
E.g. Human being =Rational animal (Plato)
Distributing What Is Owed
Just action X Just action Y
Punishing bad kid X Punishing bad kid Y
Punishing bad kids
Good acts/moral goodness = virtue
Facts About Searching for the Definition of Virtue (77b80d)
Know there is such a thing as virtue
Recognize what is not
We know and don’t know what virtue is and that’s what the search entails.
We have to know a little about it to know what to accept from others as an answer
= MENO’S PARADOX
Seeking & Se