The Conflicted Truth What philosophical meaning does ‘truth’ have for Nietzsche? How does this compare to Descartes’ understanding, and/or that of Socrates?
Research the story behind the mystery (mythological, historical, or religious). Research two (2) artworks representing this event (mystery). Search the authors of these two artworks (painter or sculptor) that you picked. After selecting your artists and the artworks: research the author’s life, the epoch in which the author lived, and the artistic movement to which […]
Political Science What are the arrangements Socrates suggests for the housing and compensation (pay) of the guardians and of the auxiliaries? For what reason(s) does he favor such arrangements?
Topic: Socrates understanding of wisdom In a well-organized essay, apply Socrates’ specific understanding of “wisdom” to analyze and explain Oedipus’ hubris and eventual downfall? Be sure to make specific references to both texts in answering this question. Do not rely on opinions or generalizations. Note it is not enough to simply introduce relevant quotes into […]
Imagine that you are one of Socrates accusers and write a paper explaining why Socrates is guilty of the charges against him. size 12 font (times new roman), double spaced
In a page and a half, research and write summaries of the biography of Plato and that of Socrates. Also summarize p. 690 – 700
Do you think that Socrates’ view that philosophy is “preparation for death” makes life more or less valuable? Doesn’t his position make life valuable only if in death, you (or your soul) continue to exist (in some other form)? Doesn’t this put human life in service to an afterlife?
A quote attributed to Socrates is that, “the unexamined life is not worth living.” This week will provide you the opportunity to engage in self-analysis and position yourself in the roles and responsibilities of human services professionals. For this assignment, you will create a 2–3 page paper that will identify the roles and responsibilities of […]
in detail how Socrates’ seemingly simple question “what is piety?” was not only radical in its implications but also, from the point of view of the state authority of his day, very dangerous.Put Socrates’ question in the context of today’s America. What would that question be, and to whom would you address it? What consequences […]
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.