cvsp-201_Final_Exam_Fall_08-09_Faddoul - ruined? When he...

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American University of Beirut Jan 27, 2009 Dr.Atif Faddul Time: 2hours CVSP 201 Final Examinations Part I. Discuss the implications of two of the following quotations in their contexts :( 40%) “Again, if every motion is connected, and we hold New motions that arise, arise in due course from the old, And atoms do not swerve a little and initiate The kind of motion which in turn shatters the laws of fate, But leave effect to follow cause inexorably for ever, Where does that free will come from that exists in every creature The world over?” “There is a part of us which is improved by healthy actions and ruined by unhealthy ones. If we completely wreck it by taking advice contrary to that of the experts, will life be worth living when this part is once
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Unformatted text preview: ruined? When he [man] weaves in the laws of the land, and the justice of the gods that binds his oaths together he and his city rise high but the city casts out that man who weds himself to inhumanity thanks to reckless daring? Part II Answer one of the following questions in essay form: (60%) 1. Didos love affair with Aeneas in The Aeneid serves as illustration of Lucretius views on passionate love and of Platos definition of injustice in the individual. Discuss, referring to the relevant texts. 2. Is priority given to the state or to the individual in Platos The Republic , and in Antigone and Crito ? Discuss, providing evidence from the three texts....
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