Three Major Writing Assignments: Introduction to Philosophy
Essay One: Beginning to Philosophize
Write an essay of 3-6 pages.
Your essay should have a formal introduction, body, and conclusion.
Before writing the paper you should read Platoâ€™s Cave, The Apology, The Symposium, and view our class videos. Also, search the Web to see many graphic versions versions of the Cave.
Please be sure to use a cover sheet that has an image and a title that reflect the thesis of your paper.
In the introduction to your essay, please underline the 1-2 sentence main idea of the paper
What are the three most important themes in Platoâ€™s account of the interior of the Cave? Please identify and describe with quotations from the text. Finally, show how each of these themes is relevant to life today.
. Extra-credit. Draw a scene from the Life of Socrates as we have studied it so far in this class. Here is what someone else a while back submitted: