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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Daily Quiz Section 10. 9/4

1. In a well-known quote, Socrates said, "The unexamined life is ___________."
Answer: Not worth living

2. Socrates was convicted of which two crimes?
Answer: "impiety" (atheism) and corrupting the youth of Athens

3. The word philosophy comes from the Greek word meaning what?
Answer: "love of wisdom"

4. What was the name of Plato's famous dialogue in which he described love?
Answer: Symposium

5. Describe briefly Diotima's (or Socrates'/Platos') idea of the Form of Beauty.
Answer: Transcended to the highest love. A glimpse of perfection.

6. What was the claim Socrates made in regards to his free - of - change teaching services?
Answer: He said he didn't cheat, he didn't take money. He was a truth seeker.

-Christa

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