Week 1 Discussion - Week 1 Discussion 1 Ring of Gyges Discussion Questions 1 Reflect on yourself:What is the reason you would do that Try to

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Week 1, Discussion 1: “Ring of Gyges”, Discussion Questions 1.Reflect on yourself:What is the reason you would do that? Try to explain as concretelyas possible what your reason(s) would be for deciding to do that. 2.Reflect on society:Would most people in our society consider what you do to be ethical or unethical (or are there too many different views to really be able to say)? 3.Engage with the text:Thinking back to the text, what does Glaukon’s view imply about human nature? In other words, what ultimately matters most to human life, according to him? Do you agree? 4. Discuss with your peers:Read the posts of your peers, trying to think about them from Gaukon's perspective, and suggest how Glaukon might respond to their answers to parts (A) and (B). Use this as a springboard to discuss whether you think Glaukon is

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