Platos View on Virtue

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Virtue is the conformation of one's life and conduct to moral and ethical principles. Virtue is a trait that many people would see as good. This word means many different things to many different people as described in this paper. I will be describing The Sophists, Socrates, and my own view on virtue and what it is means in all of our minds. Back in the fifth century B.C.E. (Before Common Era) many Athenians such as Socrates believed that there was a basis for stable and certain knowledge. They believed that by arguing and trying to figure out life's true meaning he would be able to understand the concept of truth. He also believe that goodness and knowledge were derived from the very same thing. He believed that if a person committed a …show more content…

Last but not least there was Thrasymacus. He believed that unjust person was superior in character and in intelligence to the just persons. He believes that if a person only believes in justice in their life then it only leads to weakness in their minds. I believe, just as Socrates does, that knowledge is virtue. In life you make choices that make you happy

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