Discussion questions for plato's allegory of the cave 1 describe how the people in the cave are situated in plato's parable why can't they move their legs or necks to take a. Objectives for this week: to continue our adventure in learning about the roots of western philosophy by grappling with the interesting claims made in plato's apology after reading the apology , reviewing the resources and attempting the guide questions below, you should be able to. Philosophy talk relies on the support of listeners like you to stay on the air and online any contribution, large or small, helps us produce intelligent, reflective radio that questions everything, including our most deeply-held beliefs about science, morality, culture, and the human condition. When we undertake a serious study of plato, and go beyond reading just one of his works, we are inevitably confronted with the question of how we are to link the work we are currently reading with the many others that plato composed.
Ask questions and get answers from people sharing their experience with plato. R burch guide questions for reading plato's apology phil 230 1 what is the principal question with which plato's apology of socrates deals what does the word apology (apologia) in the title mean. By the time you're done reading your introductory philosophy guide, you should feel prepared to start coming up with your own questions and exploring them an overview of common philosophical concepts: philosophy is just a simple term that actually encompasses a lot of smaller subjects. Removing #book# from your reading list will also remove any bookmarked pages associated with this title are you sure you want to remove #bookconfirmation# and any corresponding bookmarks.
The socratic method, also known as maieutics, method of elenchus, elenctic method, or socratic debate, is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presumptions. Books shelved as philosophy: thus spoke zarathustra by friedrich nietzsche, meditations by marcus aurelius, sophie's world by jostein gaarder, beyond goo. It is unclear what philosopher's texts is intended to indicate -- and after reading the question and tags it is unclear whether you just mean ancient greek philosophy, or philosophy in general, etc. Study questions for plato's the allegory of the cave please write out your answers to the questions that follow and/or take notes after reading this.
Reading questions - book 1 - plato's republic - hw 1 - due tuesday, september 14 - in class written: 1 typed page, 7 margins, 12pt font or smaller, one line for your name, date, hw. What can reading what other people have believed help us to do a greek philosopher who lived more that 2,000 years ago (plato) believed that philosophy had its origin in what what is the only thing we require to be good philosophers. To help readers learn to ask questions before, during, and after reading, think aloud the next time you are reading a book, article, or set of directions write each question on a post-it note and stick it on the text you have the question about. Suggestions about the reading, and discussion required in philosophy you may find it helpful to survey the exam study questions in your course study aids file.
Now to your question my advice if you want to come to appreciate plato and understand him would be: forget about the scholars, forget all you were told by your teachers, all you read in your manuals and read plato himself. Hello, i always wanted to read/study philosophy i now have some spare time and would like to start reading philosophy i want to start reading philosophy from the beginning, like way from the beginnig and then move up from their or find a spicific topic. How to access the unit post-test answer keys for plato courses inple (for teachers) article id 6397 prouct plato l. Philosophy can and should be taught in high school because this is the ideal time for students to engage its questions, arguments, and rigorous methods of thinking high school students have not yet fully formed their habits of mind. Plato's phaedrus text access so a question for you: second reading (257b to end) and whole dialogue — horses and democracy.
Study help essay questions bookmark this page your essay should reflect your reading of plato's ideas as expressed in the republic 5. Plato makes the claim that we are prisoners of our culture who will ask questions of the other students an index, and a recommended reading list back to. Reading for philosophical inquiry a brief introduction to ideas of interest from russell's problems of philosophy78 the reading selection from problems of.
The answer to this question largely depends upon your conception of philosophy the majority of philosophers since plato have followed in plato's tradition, using philosophical methods to try to build up positive systems of knowledge. Ancient greek philosophy the question of whether and how things are, and whether and how things are not, is a question that has meaning (ostensibly) only for. Study questions for plato's crito 1 why does crito not wake up socrates what is socrates' mood in the prison 2 what bad news does crito bring.
Questions belong in /r/askphilosophy given that this is a reading list for philosophy, we will set aside some of the various ways of studying logic. During reading: students will be utilizing the strategy, talking to the text they will interact with the text by highlighting unknown words, asking more questions, summarizing each section (intro, socrates, plato, aristotle) in 5 words. View essay - plato-laches + reading questions from phil 100 at university of waterloo phil 100j : introduction to philosophy prof: b tremblay (stjeromes) plato (428/427-348/347.