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Reeve, C. D. C. (1989) Socrates in the Apology. Indianapolis: Hackett. Reeve, C. D. C. (1992) Practices of Reason: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Rorty, A. ) (1998) Philosophers on Education: New Historical Perspectives. London: Routledge. Vlastos, G. (1991) Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 24 2 Stoicism Christopher Gill Introduction Stoicism, like the other Greek philosophies discussed in chapter 1, can be seen as a continuation of the Socratic movement.
At this point, induction gives way to deduction, as we descend from these essences to other principles. Perception alone cannot reach the end of this journey, therefore, but without perception it cannot so much as begin. Perception, elaborated in theory, is the window on the Aristotelian world (Prior Analytics, 46al7-18; De Anima, 432a79). This marks that world's major difference from the Platonic alternative. Plato's first principles, the forms, are separate from the perceptible world and are accessible to disembodied souls that lack sense organs altogether.
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