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Three Euthyphros, and other shorts


Plato’s Socrates asks Euthyphro (10a): “Is the pious loved by the gods because it is pious? Or is it pious because it is loved by the gods?” 495 kata lagi


Beauty // Natalie Carnes.

When one hears the word, ‘beauty,’ one undoubtedly is evoked images of physical appeal–specifically feminine. This was not the case 2,000+ years ago with Socrates and Plato. 280 kata lagi

Book Review

Philosophy and Psycho-Pass Part 1: Sibyl's Republic

Perhaps the most common misconception about Psycho-Pass is that it depicts a dystopia. A dystopia, by definition, is an unpleasant or undesirable society. Perhaps a select few lead good lives, but in a dystopia, the majority of society is in ruin. 1.389 kata lagi


Excerpt #11 -- Plato's "Ship Of State"

No matter how well-intentioned, public speech from candidates on the campaign trail –or elected officials who are already in office– cannot ever be entirely sincere, but is something between being either… 2.021 kata lagi


Immoral Happiness?

Does it matter if a person is moral or not, if he/she is truly happy? http://www.buzzle.com/articles/philosophical-questions-about-society-that-will-make-you-think.html

Plato has already rejected that question for us: An immoral person cannot be happy. 246 kata lagi


And I feel fine......

I was going to title this post “It’s the End of the World as We Know It…” – however, I second guessed myself and figured that with the political climate what it is and the obsession with Apocalypse in which our culture is currently immersed, my meaning would be misconstrued.   1.236 kata lagi