Basic Problems of Philosophy:
Portable Room 3
Throughout history people have found there to be problems with philosophy.
Some problems are widely known, while others are more abstract. The basic problems of
USSR Communist Revolution
Two revolutions in Russia during 1917 shook its political system. First, in February a
campaign was launched to overthrow the imperial government, then another in October which
led to the Bolsheviks (led by Vladimir Lenin) gainin
Bertrand Russell Questions
1. Research the author.
Bertrand Russell was born May 18, 1872 in Trelleck, Monmouthshire, UK. In 1874, his mother
and sister died. Two years later, his father had passes. His grandparents had fought and won
against his fathers
1. Where does the dialogue take place? Who are the characters? Where are they? Why is
Socrates there? Why is Euthyphro there? Give an example of Socratic irony.
The dialogue takes place in King Archons Court. The characters are Socrates and
Marx and Engels
1. Define each class that Marx describes. Summarize Marxs description of the change
from a feudal society to free competition.
The two classes Marx describes are the: bourgeoisie and the
Platos: The Allegory of the Cave Questions
Research the author background information on Plato. Iep.utm.edu/plato
Plato lived from 427 BCE until 347 BCE during the Golden Age of Greece
He was born into a wealthy, noble family with political connections
The Leviathan Analysis
1. The difference between man and man can be considerable when looking at them side by
side. However, when all is reckoned together, (Hobbes 437) man and man are not so
different. Whichever man claims a benefit to himself over the o
1. Research on Locke.
John Locke was born August 29, 1632 in Wrington, Somerset, England. He died October 28,
1704. When Locke was just te