The Forms

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  • Plato: The Concept of the Forms; the Form of the Good
    • The Forms
      • The Form of Concepts
        • All things that are beautiful are shadows of the Form of Beauty
          • The Form of Beauty
          • The Form of Truth
        • The Form of Truth
        • The Form of Justice
          • All things that are beautiful are shadows of the Form of Beauty
            • The Form of Beauty
      • The Form of the Good
        • All other forms get their 'formness' from this
        • The Form of the Good illuminates other forms
        • Analogy of the Sun - Form of the Good in the centre, Form of Concepts outside this, then the Forms of Objetcs
    • Concept of Ideals
      • Richard Dawkins
        • Called these ideals 'Memes'
        • Ideals of truth, beauty, justive etc. have been pased on
        • These ideals have persisted because they have been passed on
      • Forms and the phenomenal world
        • How does the Form of Justice actually relate to instances of justice in the world
        • When sentencing a criminal, where does the Form of Justice appear?
        • It does not have the same quality as the Form of Beauty.

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