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Posts tagged "Explanation of the Theory of Moral Virtue"

Extended Critical Biography of Alexander the Great

As historian Carol Thomas points out, writing an authoritative and accurate biography of a figure as ancient and as controversial as Alexander the Great poses significant challenges (9). While there is general congruence among biographies of Alexander the Great regarding  →

Comparison of “The Republic” by Plato and “Leviathan” by Thomas Hobbes

There are many common themes available for a comparison essay of The Republic by Plato and Leviathan by Hobbes but one of the most salient points to be made is that they share ideological similarities. Although there is some consensus on  →

Thematic Analysis and Summary of “The Republic” by Plato

The view Plato and Socrates hold about the role of women in society is at times easy to confuse with a more modern sense of gender equality because he advocates a mostly equal upbringing, but closer examination reveals that this  →

The Definition of Virtue in Plato’s Meno

Meno seems surprised when Socrates is unable to provide an answer to his questions about the nature and definition of virtue, but this rhetorical method allows Socrates to later question Meno’s assumptions about what is and is not virtue. “For my soul and  →