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While everyone in the world thinks they know everything, he’s wise because he admits he knows nothing “for sure.” The Universe is vast and most who think they “know” realize, at some point, they don’t really know, through experiences, spiritual awakenings and so on...


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The view is this: A doctor isn't really a doctor in the moment in which he's committing malpractice, because a doctor is someone who practices medicine, and malpractice is the failure to practice medicine. Plato's Socrates holds this view of all crafts and of all craftsmen (an X is only "really" an X insofar as it embodies the ideal of X; similarly,...


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It's not right to call this "Thrasymachus's model." It's Socrates' model, which he gets Thrasymachus to agree with, in order to refute an earlier position by Thrasymachus. Earlier in this dialogue, Thrasymachus asserts that justice comes from a "noble simplicity and goodness of heart," and that injustice comes from "goodness of ...


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