The purpose of Plato’s ‘dialectic’ method discussed in class, is to examine our own assumptions, and basic knowledge to arrive at a greater truth, better assumptions and concepts.

Throughout the lectures surrounding this concept, I immediately thought of Jon Stuart Mill and the importance of free speech to obtain a higher truth.

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