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Does anyone take Meno's paradox seriously?...
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Does anyone take Meno's paradox seriously? Is there a real body of secondary literature on it?
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What the fuck do you mean by "seriously".
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>>7688755

Define "anyone."
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>>7688755
It's taken so seriously that even Plato himself has to wiggle his way out of Meno's objection with a silly myth of reminiscence (that is important in Plato's system but ultimately absolutely worthless as a philosophical theory) because he's a little bitch

I don't think anybody really took the time to give it a full-fleshed answer. Aristotle tries to answer some of Plato's paradoxes and others in the second analytics (zeno's for example), but IDK about this one.
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>>7688801
There are strong intuitive reasons to believe the paradox is wrong or just playing on issues with language. Has anyone actually tried to flesh out the details of the paradox and make serious arguments for or against it?
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