HSB 115 lecture 12 notes
HSB 115 lecture 12 notes HSB 115
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HSB 115 Lecture 12 Greece philosophy Intellect • The Sophist greek for “the wise man” • were power hungry • experts in rhetoric and philosophy • followed knowledge of Socrates Socrates • greek philosopher • founder of western philosophy (todays) • created the socratic method = teaching by questioning • teaching by raising a series of questions • believed in right v. wrong • rely on man solely not gods • don’t listen to gods you have knowledge • was forced to kill himself by drinking poison from the government because he went against gods • they felt he was corrupting the youth Plato student of Socrates • • story “ Allegory of the cave” came from the book The Republic • • you don't gain knowledge by staying in one place about logic and basic thought • • came up with a circle being 360 degrees said why is man divided we are equal so we should work together • Aristotle • student of Plato • logical thought • “Socrates is human all humans are mortal therefore Socrates is alive” • nothing exists in our minds unless we have experiences • one of the founders of western science • western philosophy is important because people started to question religion • Christianity = most of the population • philosophy = against population • so philosophy was viewed as corrupt