Tag: plato

33 Was Socrates a fictional character invented by Plato? 2012-03-27T22:48:16.490

21 Are the unexamined lives of others worth examining? 2011-06-08T00:52:14.437

16 Are mathematical suppositions of physical theories determined uniquely according to Aristotle and Plato? 2014-09-22T16:24:36.730

15 Was Plato using strawmen in his dialogues? 2011-07-20T10:49:39.260

15 How does Søren Kierkegaard use the word "dialectic" and how does his use of it differ from G.W.F. Hegel's? 2012-02-01T20:02:00.520

13 What were Plato's view on slavery, in particular with respect to his proposed Utopia? 2011-06-17T16:00:33.903

13 Is there a correct or better order to read Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates? 2011-10-21T16:07:38.400

13 What function do myths serve in the Platonic dialogues? 2012-01-20T00:25:54.100

13 Why did Epicureanism become "the main opponent" of Stoicism? 2012-06-03T20:44:09.280

13 Was the Republic a meritocracy? 2012-07-21T22:24:35.210

12 Does Plato see tyranny as final? 2012-04-02T22:51:11.693

12 How did Kant define knowledge? 2016-01-04T04:39:24.510

11 What are the major differences between Nietzsche and Plato? 2011-07-05T19:08:15.610

11 How do Neoplatonic interpretations differ from original Platonic ideas? 2012-04-24T08:44:11.250

11 Why was Socratic epistemology diminished? 2012-07-15T07:02:31.240

10 What were the government ideals for the Socrates and Aristotle? 2011-10-31T15:50:00.433

10 What is the symbolism of Piraeus in The Republic? 2012-01-22T19:40:33.067

10 When did Plato's Republic (re-)emerge as his most popular work? 2015-06-07T23:08:23.140

10 Was Socrates a monotheist? 2015-10-09T17:21:52.807

10 Plato books for a philosophy newcomer 2016-10-17T13:55:43.043

10 Who is Plato and Socrates' God? 2017-01-21T05:40:44.397

10 Did Plato believe in reincarnation? 2018-06-25T07:02:18.267

10 Plato and the knowledge of the forms 2019-08-06T08:14:46.917

9 Plato's Socrates contradicts himself...or does he? 2011-09-21T03:16:22.247

9 How much is known about Plato's "unwritten doctrines"? 2012-01-18T15:38:11.877

9 What is the purpose of Plato's concept of Form? 2012-01-23T23:23:04.430

9 Is democracy scalable? 2012-12-04T19:13:45.350

9 What basic metaphysics should every philosophy student know? 2014-04-02T18:29:30.433

9 Where can I find a rigorous and complete exposition of Plato's theory of Forms? 2015-04-12T09:57:22.010

9 How does plato distinguish between knowledge and belief? 2015-09-11T17:04:40.583

9 Did Plato record actual conversations in his dialogues? 2015-12-05T21:19:26.717

9 Does Nietzsche's rejection of Socrates mean that he is a relativist about ethics? 2016-10-30T21:42:23.313

9 Did a lot of Greek philosophers believe lying is impossible? 2017-07-29T03:53:28.457

8 Observable and non-observable entities in explanation 2011-07-19T20:14:24.500

8 What is the motivation for Plato's forms? 2014-08-13T22:12:10.613

8 Did the early greek philosophers, including Plato and Aristotle make use of the Jewish scriptures just as much as writings from India and Egypt? 2014-10-10T20:23:16.720

8 Is mathematical platonism compatible with Platonism? 2015-01-08T01:00:13.287

8 Dynamic concept of "truth" 2018-09-29T12:33:01.207

8 Is Heraclitus really a Mobilist? 2019-10-14T15:03:34.607

7 Does the Euthyphro dilemma apply to secular ethics? 2012-01-20T19:11:51.070

7 Did Plato's and Aristotle's backgrounds strongly influence their philosophies? 2012-01-22T19:19:39.280

7 Is Socrates mocking Ion in Plato's dialogue? 2013-11-04T10:00:13.587

7 Why is Nietzsche so against Socrates? 2014-06-24T20:17:29.147

7 If the Platonic world exists how would we know? 2014-09-19T19:12:09.953

7 What was ancient Philosophy written on/with? 2015-12-17T02:30:38.543

7 Was Plato an idealist or a realist? 2016-12-25T01:28:38.463

7 Buddhism in Phaedo 2018-05-20T12:27:52.387

7 The concept of eudaimonia 2019-09-04T00:27:53.623

6 Is there any evidence that Plato had inscribed above his academy 'Let no-one ignorant of geometry enter here'? 2012-12-19T16:22:15.097

6 If Parmenides denied the reality of void, would he then have affirmed the reality of space? 2013-09-15T22:02:06.957

6 Does Plato's Socrates contradict himself at Phaedo, 74e-75b? 2014-03-24T10:26:56.593

6 Plato's Ideas and Hegel's Idea 2015-02-17T10:07:59.020

6 Can a beginner in Philosophy understand the following books? 2015-09-30T17:34:18.787

6 What does Marcus Aurelius mean by quoting Plato here? 2016-11-02T00:08:37.513

6 Plato meets Quantum Mechanics 2017-03-05T12:49:09.183

6 Did Plato say "In order to argue, you must express your opponents argument better than they could?" 2017-08-28T10:27:17.300

6 Why was music such a fascination for philosophers and mathematicians alike? 2018-09-16T19:11:11.487

6 Is there an example of an innate idea? 2019-02-16T01:18:50.483

6 I don't understand how Plato's State is ideal 2020-12-28T18:23:22.757

5 Seemingly invalid piece of reasoning in The Republic 2012-01-20T22:06:16.513

5 What does Plato mean by 'opposite' in Phaedo? 2012-01-21T01:47:10.927

5 What is the connection between these two theories in the Theaetetus? 2012-01-21T18:00:55.583

5 Platonic Forms and Deleuzian Ideas 2013-01-01T05:12:21.387

5 Was Neoplatonism a synthesis of Jewish & Platonic monotheism? 2013-05-29T23:25:02.290

5 In greek philosophy, what is the difference between "gnosis" and "episteme"? 2013-08-04T15:48:53.293

5 My professor claimed that "F = ma" is a Platonic form. I disagreed, but is it? 2014-02-13T02:28:27.807

5 Platonic form of existence 2014-04-23T15:54:30.763

5 Is anyone now writing philosophy in the style of Plato - the Dialogue? 2014-09-30T18:41:23.793

5 Can colour be considered as an aspatial and atemporal universal? 2015-07-31T09:11:08.117

5 How to self study Plato? 2015-08-04T16:44:02.593

5 Aristotle Politics versus Platos Republic 2015-08-16T13:14:00.313

5 What does Marx mean by "value form"? 2016-01-15T01:28:43.803

5 Why there are so many blunders/fallacies in Plato's Dialogues? 2017-07-18T01:43:44.173

5 Marsilio Ficino' commentary on the Symposium on Love guidance 2017-08-02T16:42:04.500

5 Do mathematical entities transcend duality and cause/effect? 2017-09-27T01:59:48.410

5 Is the Timaeus philosophically relevant? 2018-10-30T20:23:10.710

5 Are Platonic Forms alive? 2018-12-24T22:05:20.777

5 Sets of Five in Plato 2019-12-14T18:42:24.363

5 Where in the Republic Plato says that disabled people should be put away in some mysterious places? 2020-01-04T16:37:26.673

5 Does the Platonic triad originate with Plato? 2020-09-17T12:48:32.103

4 'Daemons' vis-a-vis transcendental personification of self-will 2012-02-04T16:28:19.303

4 Question on learning type in Plato Cave Allegory 2012-05-26T12:36:04.410

4 Why were books of philosophy available in the orchestra in Platos time? 2013-05-29T22:49:31.950

4 Is it fair to say that Platos answer to Juvenals question 'who guards the guardians' - is that they themselves do? 2013-06-14T15:30:46.960

4 What is the connection between Platos theory of Forms & the platonic realm in the philosophy of mathematics 2013-06-16T20:35:51.260

4 Are there any listings of Plato's dialogues in internal chronological order? 2013-08-16T04:13:05.350

4 Is there a similarity between Justice in Plato's Republic and the definition of wealth in Judaism? 2015-01-04T21:30:46.627

4 Is the Matrix Platonic or Aristotelian? 2015-09-11T17:38:26.297

4 What did Socrates mean by " there is no more fitting reward than maintenance in the prytaneum"? 2015-10-05T17:47:31.640

4 Where does Plato give a rationale for order? 2015-10-23T19:07:32.200

4 Was Plato influenced by Moses? 2015-12-09T01:56:13.353

4 Why does Nietzsche call Plato a bore? 2016-01-27T10:43:33.560

4 A similarity of Plato with Kant 2016-03-11T19:47:40.377

4 Why is the third man argument seen as so decisive? 2016-06-29T15:45:50.667

4 Is a law of nature a universal? 2016-09-10T07:12:20.293

4 What evils does Socrates refer to when discussing his State and the origins of war? 2017-01-04T15:09:51.810

4 What does Timaeus mean in this saying? 2017-01-09T18:58:04.057

4 Is the Phaedo relevant to a materialist? 2017-01-24T18:03:32.890

4 Does Aristotle think universals are identical to particulars? 2017-03-14T05:47:59.573