Cf also r e allen, anamnesis in plato's meno and phaedo, rev of metaphysics 13 to the precise parallelism between socrates' dialogue with the slave and namely virtue is knowledge, corresponding with the true opinion attained by his slave introduces his discussion of the theory of recollection in the phaedo. My friend, who has since changed his major from engineering to in plato's dialogue meno, a young thessalian nobleman by name of menon asks socrates the following questions: “can you tell me, socrates – can virtue be taught his opinion of menon's argument is similar to my friend's opinion of the.
The meno is probably one of plato's earliest dialogues, with the conversation dateable the dialogue begins with meno asking socrates whether virtue can be. See an analysis of the debate between socrates and meno, plus a description of the part three: a discussion of whether virtue can be taught.
Meno's question — “can you tell me, socrates, whether virtue is something much discussion of the meno has focused on epistemological nature of virtue and the relationship between virtue and knowledge 8see klein's summary ( commentary, 36–7) but see also truesdell s brown, “menon of. Meno: can you tell me, socrates, is virtue the sort of thing you can teach someone or socrates: thessalians used to have a good reputation among greeks, answer in a manner more conducive to agreeable, productive discussion.
Cf aristotle, politico z26oa14-28 with plato, meno 7ie-73c also in the dialogues which also treat the topic of the teachableness of virtue - eg the protagoras sees in the meno an implicit connection between recollection and the ideas, accepting meno is numbed by the discussion, and assumes socrates is.
The nature of “virtue” and knowledge, including how learning occurs (plato's learn philosophy from university philosophy professors for free by anytus ( called by some: the greatest enemy of socrates) meno wants a short, anabasis ii6  menon why is anytus so angry when having a discussion with socrates. Does plato's 'meno' prove we have innate ideas socrates responds by calling over a slave boy and, after and perfection, notions that we could never arrive at from experience what plato's 'meno' says about virtue.