Question 1- 250 WORDS
Compare the plight of the people who live in Plato’s cave with the uneducated people of our world. You may use any type of education that you think the uneducated people of our world are missing out on and how it might help them change their beliefs about certain things. Keep in mind that the people in Plato’s cave were chained there – against their will – does this have a parallel with today’s uneducated population? Should people outside the cave have made a greater effort to go inside the cave to enlighten their fellow humans? If so, how?
QUESTION 2 250 WORDS
Explain what Kant meant by “categorical imperative.” Explain why you do or do not agree with this idea. Describe the relationship between Kant’s idea of the categorical imperative and his search for morality. Why does Kant think morality is a duty for all humans? Use complete sentences and correct academic writing with 250 words minimum.
QUESTION 3 250 WORDS
Respond in writing to these items:
- What is philosophy and what do philosophers do?
- What does philosophy have to do with your chosen career path as a business owner?
- What did the Asian sages teach you about philosophy?