problem 1: Answer any one problem in around 500 words.
a) Can virtue be taught? describe with reference to the dialogue Meno.
b) Describe in detail Plato’s criticism of the definition of knowledge as perception.
problem 2: Answer any one problem in around 500 words.
a) What is Plato’s response to the problem of ‘one and many’? Describe.
b) Describe in detail Plato’s difference between opinion and knowledge with reference to the dialogue Republic.
problem 3: Answer any two in around 250 words each:
a) Bring out the significance of the recollection theory of knowledge.
b) prepare a note on the Protagora’s doctrine that man is the measure of everything.
c) State and describe Parmenide’s criticism of Plato’s theory of Forms.
d) Describe the differentiating features of the method of dialogue.
problem 4: prepare notes on any five of the given in around 100 words each:
a) Simile of sun.
b) Art is imitation.
c) Role of Socrates as intellectual midwife.
d) Whole and part.
f) Road to Larrisa.