- 2 parts
o 1. Consists of short answer questions
Given 15, write on 10
5-7 sentences per answer
Narrow definitional questions etc
o 2. Writing two essay questions
The essay topics you were given for your paper, but don’t write
about the one you wrote your paper on
5-7 double spaced pages each
Course Review For Exam
- What might a person as about Plato?
o The ring of “Guysies”
A ring that whe a guy put on he went invisible and he would do
bad things. So if people could get away with bad actions without
being caught, they would most likely do so
o The noble lie or the magnificent myth
Gold, silver and bronze class distinctions
o Guardians living conditions
Communal state. Removes their private interests so they do not
put themselves ahead of the public
o Classification of types of states (5 parts) and the pattern of political change
o One change that can change our political lives
Expand on this
o There are 3 kinds of good(s) what are they?
What is the conventional view of justice as a type of good?
What did Socrates try to argue that a good is?
o What are the 4 parts of Plato’s ideal state?
o How does Plato view justice?
Wisdom, knowledge, justice etc
o What are the charges that are leveled against Socrates?
Corrupting the youth
Undermining the official gods
What are his defenses for the two charges?
Also study how he calls himself a gadfly
- What might a person ask about Aristotle?
o What are the 3 elements of the household and how do these 3 elements
The art of question
Relationship between husband and wife, relationship
between husband wife and slave, relationship between the
parents and children o His conception of the two types of exchange and their moral differences
o Aristotle’s position of slavery
2 kinds of slavery
Natural slavery. The slaves don’t have the capacity to rule
their own lives
Conventional slaves. Slaves who have been conquered
o Aristotle’s position on the natural and conventional understandings of
o Aristotle’s view