1 July, 2016
Reconstruct and defend Socratess defense against corrupting the youth
P1. If Socrates corrupted the youth the Socrates corrupted them intentionally
P2. Nobody would corrupt someone intentionally
All of our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding and it ends
with reason. There is nothing higher than reason Immanuel Kant. In the summer of 1944, General
Omar Bradley made the decision not to tell innocent civili
March 25, 2015
Journal Entry Kantian Ethics
According to Kant, an action might only have moral worth if it was done for the right
reasons. For a specific action to have moral worth, it must first be in agreement with the moral
12 January 2015
Journal Entry Lesson Two
Socrates mission to live an examined life and Soren Kierkegaards determination to create
difficulties everywhere are essentially one and the same.
Socrates says that The unexamined life i
Journal Entry Cultural Differences Argument
It would make sense to the average person that different societies or culture have a
different belief about what is right and what is wrong, correct? With that being said, it would
April 6, 2015
Journal Entry Kants On a Supposed Right to Lie
Personally, I am on the fence about agreeing with Kant when he says that it is our
absolute moral duty to never under any circumstances tell a lie. I do in fact believe that
March 30, 2015
Journal Entry Kantian Ethics Take 2
The term deontology is derived from the Greek word deon, meaning duty. A
deontological theory of morals states that we are morally obligated to act upon a certain set of
Journal Entry MAJ Hottel
Although John Hottel demonstrated a very vast amount of will power, determination and
intellectual capacity, from my understanding, he did not live an examined life. Hottel had big aspirations
During the third crusade Richard the lion hearted of England besieged the city of acre.
Attempts by the Saracen leader, Saladin, to relieve the city were unsuccessful thus the city
surrendered. Richard massacred 3000 people and in return the Sar
Journal Entry The Right to Your Opinion
The belief to the right of your opinion can hinder your ability to examine your life
because everyone is under the impression that their opinion is right, even if they were to be
Project 1: Calorimetry
2046 L 020
TA Christopher Johnson
Background: The definition of calorimetry is a measurement of the amount of heat evolved or
absorbed in a chemical reaction, change of state, or formation of
WST 2600: Human Sexual Behavior
Sex Education for Children
July 15, 2016
Imagine that you are a school board committee tasked with creating a curriculum for sex education. Money is not an object, and you can assume that you will
receive parental buy in. M
Analysis Paper Two
Humes opinion on developing facts and assessing certainty heavily involved the role
perception and observations to achieve knowledge and understand ideas in human nature and
thought. Hume takes the stance
Analysis Paper Three
The main thesis which is presented on this topic is the decision to have an abortion,
motivated by the responsibility of being a mother. Per Oxford Dictionary, abortion is the
deliberate termination of
Analysis Paper One
Descartes argument implies that our mind is much more knowledgeable than our body
can ever be. This means that our senses can be used to understand the upmost complexion of
things. However, the senses may
Reflection Paper Three
Sartre believed that existence was absurd and that life has no sense, no purpose, no
explanation. His solution to life was that one must make use of freedom. Only freedom of choice
can allow a person
1. What is your definition of happiness? I think my definition is happiness is when
you are at peace and completely comfortable with your life. It is full satisfaction with
the moment in time you are in.
2. What makes it possible to find this happiness wi
Reflection Paper One
Socrates argued that no one desires anything bad knowing it is bad. However, I do not
necessarily believe this is true. For example, there are drug addicts and alcoholics who know that
the addiction is
Reading Assignment and Question #11
Life often seems unfair. It seems that bad things happen to good people, while good things happen to
bad people. Aurelius rejects this apparently evident claim about life.
What argument does he use again
Reading Assignment & Question #3
On page 15, Socrates says: Shame is a part of fear just as odd is a part of number.
What does he mean by this?
How is the relationship between shame and fear like the
Reading Assignment and Question 12
On page 57, Marcus Aurelius says: What does not benefit the hive does not benefit the bee either. In
this analogy, what two different things might the hive represent? What is the point of this analogy?
Reading Assignment and Question #8
On pages 11 and 12, what are four different arguments that Lucretius gives to show that there must be
things or particles that are too small for us to see
On pages 11 and 12 Lucretius explains that there are things or pa
Reading Assignment & Question #2
On page 9, Socrates says: And the same thing would be both pious and impious, according to
What argument is Socrates talking about here?
In other words, how has Socrates argued that the same
Reading Assignment & Question #1
Why is Euthyphro prosecuting his father?
What three arguments do Euthyphros relatives give to show that he should not prosecute his father?
Which argument do you find most convincing? Why?
Which argument do
Reading and Question #7
On page 141, how does Socrates explain the relationships between (a) fire and hot, (b) snow and cold,
and (c) three and odd?
How does Socrates use the pattern established in these relations to show that the soul can
Reading Assignment and Question #10
According to Epictetus, what is piety? What must we do in order to become pious?
According to Epictetus, piety towards the gods is the chief thing, to have opinions about
them, to think they exist, and t