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(N9) Plato- Republic Book VII

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 1090
Professor
Sarah Byers
Semester
Fall

Description
Movie: The  Plato: Republic Book VIII Dead Poet’s  ­ Is justice good in itself and not in its consequences only? Society  ­ Bad person = unhappy ­ Good person = happy       Good Person                      Parts of the Soul ­ Justice                Rational                     Harmony of the Soul Good Judgment “ARISTO CRATIC   SOUL ­ Prudence                        Spirited                       The Best Rule By   City Not erroneous ­ Courage                           Appetitive                 Wise Ruled by morally best  ­ Moderation Timocratic Soul                  Oligarchic Soul               Democratic Soul                Tyrannical  ­Reason & Spirit Spirited & Appetitive Appetitive part Full of Eros/lust No shame/discipline ­ Honor Loving  ­Most property= rulers ­Hedonist: Pursuing  ­Rule by tyrant  (Spirited), winning  pleasure ­Many WILLS ▯ 1 WILL (sophists), obstinate,  ­Pragmatic desires for  ­Slavery/Oppression  self assertive,  necessary goods. ­Equal opportunity because there is no  Misers objective rightness Respectable: Brutal  ­ $$$ Makers ­ Boastful, self  ­Murder: Totally  underneath assertion, arrogance,  unscrupulous ­NO QUALIFICATIONS  insolence ­No conscience: “spills  ­ $ Wealth: Trained  for ruling kindred blood” as guardians so they  ­ Inconsistency: go  ­“Becomes a wolf”­ know not to be  ­Usury (interest on money  where their whims take  Dehumanizing actions to  openly greedy.  borrowed) them shed blood of innocent  Hording. *Winning* slander ­Appetitive: fear of poverty  ­ Wild Beast:  leads to this. Childhood  Thrasymachus= wild  poverty can make people  soul/violent (Ref to Bk  obsessed with money 1) ­Polic
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