October 24, 201
Intro to Philosophy Essay: Socrates
Socrates is considered to be the first prominent philosopher of the Western civilization.
Just as many philosophers, Socrates claimed that the unexamined life is
The philosophy of Plato has built the foundation for much of the western world and his
influence has stretched across borders and time solidifying him as one of the greatest minds this
world has known. Plato seeks to answer the
December 17, 2013
PHL 201 Final Short-Answer Questions
1. Briefly describe Hobbes argument for his social contract theory.
Hobbes came to the conclusion that it is natural and rational for individuals in
Introduction to Philosophy: Fall 2013
Mid-term study guide
Knowledge and Philosophy:
- What is Reality? (the philosophical question)
a. A matter of empirical or conceptual analysis?
The Pre-Socratic Philosophers:
a. The kind of answers they gave to this
October 17, 2013
PHL 201 Midterm Short-Answer Questions
1. Describe the problems regarding the answers the pre-Socratics gave to the question:
what is reality?
The pre-Socratics did not exactly agree when it came t
Henry Marin Jr.
PHL 202, SEC 2
January 22, 2015
1. Socrates claims not to be a good speaker, yet I believe he shows his great
speaking ability throughout the Apology.
2. Socrates believes this old accusers are more dangerous