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Flashcards - CSET English: Overview of Philosophy

Flashcards - CSET English: Overview of Philosophy
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The Realm of Forms
Plato's theory of Forms or theory of Ideas argues that non-physical forms represent the most accurate reality
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Presocratics
Pre-Socratic philosophy is ancient Greek philosophy before Socrates and schools contemporary to Socrates that were not influenced by him
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Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul, and constitutionalist
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constant
The number e is an important mathematical constant that is the base of the natural logarithm
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natural law
Natural law is a philosophy that certain rights or values are inherent by virtue of human nature and can be universally understood through human reason
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natural law
Natural law is a philosophy that certain rights or values are inherent by virtue of human nature and can be universally understood through human reason
constant
The number e is an important mathematical constant that is the base of the natural logarithm
Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul, and constitutionalist
Presocratics
Pre-Socratic philosophy is ancient Greek philosophy before Socrates and schools contemporary to Socrates that were not influenced by him
The Realm of Forms
Plato's theory of Forms or theory of Ideas argues that non-physical forms represent the most accurate reality
belief
Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case, with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty
Democritus
Democritus was an influential Ancient Greek pre-Socratic philosopher primarily remembered today for his formulation of an atomic theory of the universe
Thales
Thales of Miletus was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, mathematician and astronomer from Miletus in Asia Minor, current day Milet in Turkey and one of the Seven Sages of Greece
Zeno
Zeno of Elea was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher of Magna Graecia and a member of the Eleatic School founded by Parmenides
Allegory of the Cave
The Allegory of the Cave was presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work the Republic to compare "the effect of education and the lack of it on our nature"

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