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Socrates Searched for Jesus | by Steven Hunter

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In Plato’s Meno, Socrates and Meno were conversing about the meaning of virtue and how one obtained it. Meno believed that virtue was relative to a person’s age, sex, and station in life (e.g. slave or free). He, then, posited that virtue was the ability to govern humanity, believing that justice was a virtue. As the conversation progressed, the meaning changed several times, but the turn came when the talk of obtaining virtue began to revolve around if one could learn virtue. Socrates asked But if the good are not by nature good, are they made good by instruction? Based … Continue Reading “Socrates Searched for Jesus | by Steven Hunter”