Instructions: a) Answer questions one through three based on your third chapter reading; b) The fourth question requires to engage with another student in the form of a critique about their answer to question three..
In an essay, explain the scenario of the Platos Allegory of the Cave and reflect on the meaning(s). (possible 2 points, 1 point for partial credit)
In learned detail, explain Platos Theory of Forms. What questions does Plato think it answers? (possible 2 points, 1 point for partial credit)
What are three logical problems with the formal theory? (possible 2 points, 1 point for partial credit)
Platos Allegory of the Cave is a powerful narrative about personal and social alienation. In what way are humans alienated from one another and second, from society as a whole? Give some concrete answers using examples from the news headlines or social trends (possible 2 points, 1 point for partial credit.)
Read through a classmate’s response to the third question – do you agree or disagree that humans are alienated from one another? Then, provide some support for your view: why or why now? (4 points total, 2 or 3 points for partial credit.)