What’s love got to do with it? Explain Plato’s epistemology and metaphysics
From this pool of questions, one will be chosen for you to answer. Preparing for this exam should include developing an outline for each question. You may use that outline when you write your exam.
Important reminders for your essay:
– Think of your reader as someone who needs your help. Your essay will serve as a tutorial:
– Organize your thoughts so they are expressed on paper as a coherent whole. Given the constraints of the exam format, you’ll probably write a minimum of four, and a maximum of six paragraphs. These should ‘hang together’ in a way that’s easy to follow; there is a clear progression of ideas.
– Write intelligibly: sentences must be grammatical and cohesive.
– Choose your words carefully. Remember, you’re constructing ideas for your reader.
– Orient your essay around a single point you want to make, using your thinker(s) as evidence.
– Do not quote the text. I want to read you, not the thinker in question. Reference any textual evidence you use in your essay in your own words, e.g., ‘Socrates says that he doesn’t know anything…,’ rather than, “I know that I have no wisdom, small or great.”
Does Socrates care about anyone?
Does Plato’s theory of recollection provide a metaphysical framework for Socrates’s ‘What is X?’ question?
What’s love got to do with it? Explain Plato’s epistemology and metaphysics in terms of love.
Socrates cares about anyone as demonstrated by his philosophy and search for truth that caused his death. Socrates was honest in his search for the truth and wants everyone to be happy. Socrates cares for people because he calls on them to be happy. Socrates states that happiness is desired by everyone because it is the meaningful………………..