Socrates Response To Meno's Definition Of Virtue

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Socrates’ reply to Meno’s definition of virtue that it is like a swarm of bees. Each virtue is different and it exists for different kinds of people (every age, for every task), but Socrates is interested in the quality they share. When Meno shares that virtue is being able to rule over people, Socrates responds by telling Meno that ruling is only virtuous when done justly and piously. Socrates sets up a geometry problem to show that learning is not about discovering but recollecting something that the soul knew before birth. Socrates believes recollecting as a whole is searching and learning. When the soul is free from the body, and apprehend and persist through the steps of recollecting, one will discover everything for themselves; even if
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