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Elli Lambridis Philosophical Library

Athens, Greece

March 2019

Professor Sarah Broadie, “What has Plato’s Divided Line to do with his Sun-image of the good?”

March 6 @ 5:00 pm

Professor Sarah Broadie (University of St Andrews), "What has Plato's Divided Line to do with his Sun-image of the good?" We know from the text that there is a close connection, but Plato leaves us with the task of working out exactly what it is. The explanation involves (of course) the so called dialectical method, presented in the context of the Divided Line. One of this method's distinctive marks is that it operates with, or from, a ‘non-hypothetical starting point…

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