Power And Knowledge

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Title: Power And Knowledge
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Subject: Philosophy
Date: June 12, 2002
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No one can change or destroy knowledge. Philosophers are the people that have true knowledge. They may not have the power, but they have the knowledge to teach others. According to Plato, he believes philosophers can become good rulers, but it would be impossible since they do not have the knowledge to acquire and stay in power...
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If a philosopher had the ability to have knowledge and power he would be the true ruler. Plato believes that there is no such thing as power and knowledge being one. They are two different things that cannot come together. In the book, Discipline and Punish: the Birth of the Prison, Michel Foucault describes knowledge and power in a different perspective compared to Plato...
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