PHL 101 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Cephalus, Polemarchus, Thrasymachus

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Phl 101 sample mid-term exam: true or false, if something is valuable only because of its consequences, its value is merely intrinsic. T he"s trying to discover this by looking at how morality develops in a society. F socrates does say this, early on, but this is not the principle of specialization. The principle of specialization = the principle that people should perform only the one role in society for which they are naturally suited. (so, for example, people suited to guarding the community should specialize in doing that. They shouldn"t be both guardians and farmers, or guardians and merchants. : socrates says that an expert (in the strict sense of the term) is concerned only with the interest of the weaker party over which he has power. T - it"s meant to imply this because this is how socrates hopes to refute.

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