Tutorial #2 - Crito & Republic
Major controversy in the Crito and the Apology
- Keep good morals in: APOLOGY (born in the state, he has obligations - moral
- Asked to bring Leon (his friend) during his prosecution and didn't because
W HAT IS PHILOSOPHY?
 What is this thing called philosophy? Some of the normal ways of nding out dont
work: the ordinary or common uses of the term; its etymology [ + ]; even its
dictionary denition(s) here is the denition from the Merriam-Webster Dicti
Introduction to Philosophy
What is Philosophy?
A hard question! Indeed, what is philosophy? is itself a philosophical question.
A response Im partial toits far from perfect but it will help us get startedinvolves two
separate distinctions between differen
The Existence of God
The issue: Does God exist?
There are many conceptions of God (or Gods). We will work with the standard monotheistic conception
The standard monotheistic conception: There exists a unique supremely perfect being that somehow