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(N5) Plato- Republic Book III

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 1090
Professor
Sarah Byers
Semester
Fall

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                   Plato: Republic Book III rulers: wise Guardians▯external threats auxiliaries/soldiers who fight Book III Craftsmen▯providing survival/maintenance Soul                                 discerning threats vs. advantages­vice/ bad vs.  good behaviors Appetites for food,_________ bodily functions. Soul                                 mind/fighting spirit Appetites  Socrates: Guardian’s education w ▯ isdom Early Literature ▯ Censorship                    ­_­Noble behavior: TRUE ­Doesn’t want people to be confused about theological realities. ­False Literature that is acceptable = Fiction  ­False stories that tell the truth ­Made­up but with true morals. Side note: The  devices of  When people ceTolkein vs. Lewis get what they  No: deserve Literal Minded Good Narnia vs. evil.Lion= Jesus Christ­New Testament in fiction Allegory For Life Myth of Medals ­Fictional presentation of fundamental truth. Not outright lie/ falsehood ­ Innate capacities: craftsmen not suited ­ Genetic Mutations: you parents do not determine you. ­ Humanity▯Human soul = all people ­Gold, Silver, Bronze= variations within humans ­Marriage: Similar to you (long haul). 425 c What makes up a good person? Vagna  M
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