PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy
Name: Courtney Wright
Module 2: Homework Questions
Use Vaughns text to answer questions on The Euthyphro and The Apology of
1. In the beginning of the Euthyphro, both Socrates and Euthyphro
have business in co
February 4th, 2017
Journal Entry 2
What are the two reasons that Socrates uses for holding that death is a blessing. Do you agree
with his conclusion, that death is a blessing? Why or why not?
In Apology by Plato, Socrates is
There will be five short answer questions, and one longer essay question. The questions will
draw from the stated learning objectives for each of the weeks in Unit 1. More specifically,
you should concentrate on:
Platos Allegory of the Cave:
The basic plo
Feburary 11th, 2017
Journal Entry 3
According to Bertrand Russell, what is one reason why philosophy is valuable? Do you agree?
Why or why not? (Use contemporary examples if you like).
Bertrand Russell is a mathematician and a
Philosophy Name: Courtney Wright Writing Thesis Statements
Directions: In the following, sentences do the following:
1. a) Identify whether or not the example is a thesis statement.
2. b) If it is a thesis statement, identify whether or not it is a) stron
January 28th, 2017
Philosophy Journal Entry 1
What exactly is Platos Allegory of the Cave, and how does it illustrate Platos view about the
distinction between what appears to be true, and what is actually `true? Is this dist
February 16, 2017th
Journal Entry 4
Both Commander Reiker and Captain Picard give arguments either in favor of Datas "sentient
personhood." What are the reasons that each side gives in favor of its position? In your
A Man's Right To Choose?
In 2006, Nancy Gibbs published an article to Time Magazine about a questionable
concept that not many had thought of before. This concept would be in a way, a law to give men
the equal privileges that women have, exclusively the r
Torturing Puppies and Eating Meat: Its All in Good Taste
In this article, University of Colorado-Boulder professor Alastair Norcross discusses the
moral issue of eating meat. As many farm animals live in smelly, high-density, automated
warehouses for gust
Study QuestionsMoral Relativism (Vaughn)
Complete the following study questions in conjunction with the readings on Moral Relativism. Be sure to
write a substantial paragraph in response to each question. Your responses should reveal that you have
Study Questions 3
1. Explain one objection to Kant that Vaughn considers.
To answer number one we will imagine that you are being held at gunpoint, someone is
trying to kill you, and threatening to kill your family, but you find a way to kill them
Name: Rachael Brandt
Construct an analytical definition for the following terms:
Skyscraper- A type of building that is large and tall, it typically has over 40 floors, and is normally
made of steel framework.
Flood- A type of natu