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Paper 1 Virtue During Dr Martin Luther Kings life he tried to introduce virtues not only to African Americans but to Caucasians too Even though back then racism was very dramatic time period we still see racism today Dr Martin Luther King Jr showed that how being virtuous can help solve problems of racism Socrates believes that be inborn quality nor taught but comes to those who possess it as a gift from the gods which is not accompanied by understanding unless there is someone among our statesmen who can make another into a statesmen If this is true then Dr King was not a teacher of virtue In the Meno by Plato Meno begins by asking Can you tell me Socrates can virtue be taught Socrates believes that you must first define virtue before you can teach it Meno thinks that justice is a virtue Socrates retorts by saying Is it virtue Meno or a virtue Finally both Socrates and Meno draw a conclusion that there is no one term to define virtue In that virtue is not connected to one single thing There are many other virtues other than justice Temperance courage equality and so on are all considered virtues of some sort Later Socrates searches the answer what virtue is Meno asks How will you look for it Socrates when you do not know at all what it is Socrates explains to Meno that they will find the answer through recollection Learning is really a method of recollection in which the soul comes to remember what it already knew before its current human life span We see this when Socrates states As the soul is immortal has been born often and has seen all things here and in the underworld there is nothing which it has not learned so it is in
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