-Virtue ethics

Characters from the Republic

takes place in athens
Main topic is Justice
-Sophists= Wise guys
—Relativism- they cared about winning arguements even if they were wrong
-Justice-payment of being able to pay your debts to society and the Gods, if your rich you can afford to pay them back and you do not have to lie because you are rich so then you are still just.

Polemarchus' definition of justice= helping your friends and hurting your enemies-take care of people who take care of you and hurt the people who hurt you.

Socrates definition of justice=hurting somebody is whats bad for them and then it makes a worse person and you do not want that.

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