Is the unexamined life worth living? According to Socrates, it is not. Socrates does not consider any counterarguments to his famous claim in the Apology. In this paper, defend or criticize the claim that the unexamined life is not worth living via philosophical argument.
Socrates Thoughts on the book “Rescuing Socrates and reflection on what it says about classic literature.
Socrates 1. How does Socrates distinguish his philosophical practice from both the natural philosophy of the pre-Socrates and the rhetorical techniques of the sophist in Plato‘s apology? How does differ from Aristophane to depiction of Socrates in clouds 2. Describe the motivation behind Descartes’ mediations and the method of doubt, including his three skeptical arguments, […]
Socrates Why did Athens wait so long to put Socrates on trial? What factors– personal, political, cultural, global- influenced his trial in 399 BCE?
Description In a 1000-word paper (approximately 4-5 pages) explain why or why not you would use such a remote. If you never had to suffer, you were never punished, and had a great reputation, what exactly would make it morally wrong for you to use the remote that freezes time? Upload as a word document. […]
Is Socrates correct that the wisest person is the one who knows that they — in the end — know nothing? Do you think we often overestimate how much we could possibly know about something? Answer these questions by explaining Socrates’ claim to be the wisest person. Use references to our reading (not the PowerPoint […]
* Define “dialectic” and discuss how Socratic dialogue differs from other conversations. * Illustrate your understanding with examples of some specific beliefs one might examine via the Socratic Method. * Explain the difference between knowledge and opinion for Socrates as illustrated in the Meno and the Republic. * Explore your own response to the question […]
At Apology (41d) Socrates says that a ‘good man is not harmed in life or death’. Throughout the dialogue he also discusses his ‘divine sign’ which prevents him from engaging in wrong doing. At Apology (41d) Socrates says that a ‘good man is not harmed in life or death’. Throughout the dialogue he also discusses […]
Socrates (Plato) is essentially the touchstone of all western philosophy, and was certainly read and studied by most, if not all, of the philosophers we have read this semester. Using one or more of the philosophers we have read, in addition to Socrates (Plato) consider how Socrates’ (Plato’s) belief that virtue is a “gift from […]
Socrates’ position on US immigration Write an essay of approximately 2 pages answering the following question: What would have been Socrates’ position on the issue of immigration in the US? Your essay must include a properly formatted bibliography and in-text citations as appropriate.