Module 2 Study Questions
Illustrate the Sophists’ roles in early instruction or oratory and persuasion, including what/how they taught and why Plato was critical of their practices.
Describe the main arguments presented in Gorgias.
Examine Gorgias’s claim that “nothing exists.”
Summarize Callicles’s position as regards passions; how does this relate to his views on ethical and social responsibility?
Answer all the above questions in one or two paragraphs each.