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Daily Archives: November 30th, 2011

 

Reading The Meno

  IN A piece at The Brussels Journal, Richard Cocks, a professor at an unnamed university, describes teaching the Platonic dialogue, the Meno, to his ethics class. His course becomes an extended exploration of the central question in the Meno: How do we arrive at moral knowledge? Cocks’ students are disappointed at Socrates’ conclusion, which is that morality […]