Is the “unexamined life” worth living? Or, is the moral life the best life? Custom Essay
- Briefly define the “examined life” according to Socrates in “Apology.”
- Take a side and state your position/thesis/conclusion; specify “the good life” as the criterion for your evaluation.
- Make at least one argument for your position supported by a “real life” experience.
- Make at least one argument against your opposition’s best critique of your position.
- Make use of arguments presented in the assigned readings.
- Make use of Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize Lecture in your argument.
- Incorporate rhetorical content from Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave.”
Assigned readings: Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, Plato “Apology”, Plato “Republic” and Al Gore’s Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (Oslo, 2007).
- Support an argument made in one of the assigned readings by offering your experience as evidence for its truth.
- Attack an argument made in one of the assigned readings by offering your experience as a counter-example revealing its falsity.
- Construct an original analogy that reveals something positive or negative about the examined or the unexamined life.
- Offer an original thought experiment, or build one offered in the reading, to make your case.
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