Prospero loves his books above anything else. While he was the duke of Milan he was too busy in study to be an adequate ruler and hence lost his position of power. When he is telling Miranda about their exile from Milan he says that Gonzalo packed them things and “knowing I loved my books, […]
Unlike Plato, I believe being honest is important. I decided to bring up the Myth of Er in Friday’s discussion because I was writing an essay on the subject; I got stuck, so instead of doing the thinking myself I just brought my question to the discussion so you guys could do the work for […]
I’ve written this up a few times and it only seems to get more and more confusing so I’m ditching formality. I can’t seem to wrap my head around Plato’s idea of morality or perception (which are so heavily reliant on each other). Okay, so to start off, we need to consider Thrasymachus, the only […]
It is without any doubt that Plato has thought deeply about his theories on the formations of personal constitutions, social structures, and political landscapes. While some of these theories seem to have genuine investment, others are contradicted in his practices. According to Plato, we cannot fully understand the true forms at the level he does. […]
Hey everybody, I seem to be one of the last people to introduce myself but nevertheless, here it is! My name is Christel Song and I’ve lived in the U.S. and Canada. I finished middle school and high school in Texas so I’ve been away for quite sometime. I’m really excited to be in Arts […]
Plato Republic So I have finally finished the Republic (astoundingly) and I can honestly say that this was one of the most challenging pieces of text that I have ever encountered throughout my academic years. I an currently enrolled in a compelling philosophy class, and I was very excited about getting the opportunity to read […]
Earlier on in Plato’s “Republic”, Socrates and Adeimantus set out to determine the kind of education that the guardians of Kallipolis should receive. While doing this, Socrates gives his opinion on what he thinks should and should not be conveyed in the work of artists. In order to complete his consideration of art, Socrates decides … Continue reading Republic: The Imitator’s Imitation?
So, most of you guys probably don’t know this yet, but one thing about me is that I am a huge Disney fan. I grew up saturated on Disney princess movies and the wonderful world of Pixar, and as such, believing in grand narratives of life, love, and adventure. One might say I started getting […]