Socrates And Good Brahmin's View On Philosophy

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A comparison of both Socrates’ and the Good Brahmin’s attitudes and my view on philosophy Dr. James Frey University of the People Introduction Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. (Wiki, n.d.). For years there have been philosophers of this earth who seek to answer these fundamental questions and come up with varying views on these vital questions. For this assignment I will compare and contrast the philosophical views of Socrates’ Apology and Allegory of the Caves and Voltaire Good Brahmin’s along with my own view on Philosophy. The Apology is an account of the speech Socrates makes at the trial in which he is charged with…show more content…
I am one to questioning and dig deeper. I learn based on my experiences and not merely based on what I have been told. I like explorations, I hate living in caves, I love seeing the light for myself. True happiness for me is not an illusion, but rather facing the harsh realities of the world that I live in. Finally I do concur with Socrates when he said “the unexamined life is not worth living” (Goodreads n.d.). References Wikipedia (n.d.) What is Philosophy? Retrieved on November 16, 2016 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophy Sparks Notes (n.d.) The Apology. Retrieved on November 16, 2016 from http://www.sparknotes.com/philosophy/apology/summary.html Dixit Bhatta (January 15, 2014) Comparing Socrates' Philosophy with Voltaire's. Retrieved on November 16, 2016 from http://bhattadixit.blogspot.com/2014/01/comparing-socrates-philosophy-with.html Mashell Chapeyama (n.d.) Philosophical Concepts. Retrieved on November 16, 2016 from http://www.academia.edu/5542134/Philosophy Benjamin Jowett (n.d.) A Republic. Retrieved on November 16, 2016 from http://classics.mit.edu/Plato/republic.8.vii.html H I Woolf (n.d.) Voltaire: Story of a Good Brahmin. Retrieved on November 16, 2016 from http://www.k-state.edu/english/baker/english287/Voltaire-Story_of_a_Good_Brahmin.htm Benjamin Jowett (n.d.) Apology. Retrieved on November 16, 2016 from
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