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152 Western Philosophy Study Questions

Republic—Study Questions

Philosophy 152

Dr. Holladay

Book VII:

1. Describe the allegory of the cave.

        Why must the philosopher return to the cave?

    2.      What is education?

     3.     What are stimulants to reflection?

4. Describe the curriculum of the education of the guardians.

        Why is the study of philosophy dangerous for young people?

5. Describe the education in terms of the periods of the student's life,

        that is what does the student study when?

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