Unformatted text preview: defend radical monism. Assess this metaphysical position by explaining and evaluating: Parmenides’ arguments for the claims that what exists is one, indivisible, and eternal; and Zeno’s arguments for the impossibility of motion. 2. According to the interpretation presented in class, Socrates/Plato argues that a theistic account of the source of normative properties (specifically piety, but by extension moral rightness) is incompatible with moral agency. Assess this position by explaining the Euthyphro dilemma, its consequences for moral agency, and its consequences for a theistic account of the source of rightness. 3. Explain and evaluate Plato’s argument, in the Phaedo , for the immortality of the soul; and explain how this argument is supposed to support the theory of learning developed in the Meno ....
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- Fall '07
- Philosophy, little background information, Paper Topic Directions, extension moral rightness