From: Jacques Du Pasquier (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Feb 27 2002 - 09:08:38 MST
Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote (27.2.2002/10:03) :
> Jacques Du Pasquier wrote:
> > Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote (26.2.2002/19:09) :
> > >
> > > (Socrates: ****; Plato: *)
> > This like admiring a character in a novel, and finding him very
> > intelligent, but despising the author of the novel, and thinking he's
> > an idiot.
> Why? Because the so-called "Socratic dialogues" were written by Plato? I'm
> not talking about Plato's fictional mouthpiece; I'm talking about the
> original Socrates.
You already know my next question ("Did you know him personnally?"),
so why not including an answer to it in advance? This is so
Socrates-like for Parmenides' sake.
You're not going to tell me about Xenophon or Aristophanes, so what do
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