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17 terms

Plato Test Vocab

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Hypostatization
the intellectual error of treating ideas as if they are things
Nominalism
ideas are names only, invented and used by us
Realism
ideas actually exist (Plato is a one)
Sophia
wisdom
Phronesis
prudence
Archons
rulers/guardians
Andria
courage, fortitude
Hoplites
independent citizens
Appetitive
instinctual/will
Saphrosyne
moderation
Dikaiosyne
justice
Eugenics
deliberate manipulation of human breeding, practiced in the republic
Mimetic
art functions by imitating reality, is a copy of a physical object which is a copy of a -ness
Noesis
direct, immediate, inexpressible experience (pure reason)
Dianoia
indirect knowledge through symbolic intermediation (understanding)
Episteme
knowledge
Doxa
opinion