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Name:  John Holladay
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152 Western Philosophy Study Questions

Republic—Study Questions

Philosophy 152

Dr. Holladay

Book X

1.    What is art? How is this theory related to the theory of ideas?

2. Why does Plato expel the poets from his ideal state?

3. How does Plato prove the soul immortal?

4. What is the relation between the just man and life, both the present life

        and the hereafter?

5. Be able to give a brief account of the myth of Er.

        What's the point of the myth? How is it related to the rest of the Republic?

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