On Thoughts of Socrates about Virtue in Menon and Whether Virtue is Teachable



Abstract: What is virtue? Is virtue teachable? These are two important propositions in moral philosophy. This paper starts from these two propositions, through Socrates thoughts about virtue in Menon, to explore the essence and meaning of virtue and the issue whether virtue is teachable. This paper also demonstrates that virtue is good and knowledge, which is teachable and can be taught well. Key words: Virtue; Socrates; Moral education Résumé: Qu'est-ce que la vertu? Peut t-elle-être enseignée la vertu? Il s'agit d'une proposition importante de la philosophie morale, il s'agit d'un départ de ces deux propositions, à travers la Meno, la pensée de Socrates à la vertu d'explorer la nature et le sens de la vertu et la question morale si elle peut être enseignée. Cet article montre également la vertu est bonne, la connaissance est la capacité d'enseigner, mais aussi peut être bien enseignée. Mots clés: La vertu; Socrate; Et l'éducation morale

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720110702.019


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