Does Socrates accept the fairness of the laws under which he was tried and convicted? Would Socrates have been wrong to escape? Evaluate the movie Does Socrates accept the fairness of the laws under which he was tried and convicted? Would Socrates have been wrong to escape? Consider the following philosophical puzzle: “If a tree falls in the forest and there’s no one around to hear it, does it make a sound?”

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Does Socrates accept the fairness of the laws under which he was tried and convicted? Would Socrates have been wrong to escape?

Evaluate the movie

Does Socrates accept the fairness of the laws under which he was tried and convicted? Would Socrates have been wrong to escape?
Consider the following philosophical puzzle: “If a tree falls in the forest and there’s no one around to hear it, does it make a sound?”

(1) How is this philosophical puzzle an epistemological problem? And

(2) how would John Locke answer it?

Evaluate the movie, The Matrix, in terms of the philosophical issues raised with

(1) skepticism and

(2) the mind-body problem.

Explain how the movie raises questions similar to those found in Plato’s and Descartes’ philosophy. Do not give a plot summary of the movie – focus on the philosophical issues raised in the movie as they relate to Plato and Descartes.
Socrates asks Euthyphro, “Are morally good acts willed by God because they are morally good, or are they morally good because they are willed by God?”

(1) How does this question relate to the Divine Command Theory of morality?

(2) What are the philosophical implications associated with each option here?
Explain

(1) the process by which Descartes uses skepticism to refute skepticism, and

(2) what first principle does this lead him to?

(3) Explain why this project was important for Descartes to accomplish.

Your paper will be written at a college level with an introduction, body paragraphs, a conclusion, along with in-text citations/Works Cited page in MLA formatting. Students will follow MLA format as the sole citation and formatting style used in written assignments submitted as part of coursework to the Humanities Department. Remember – any resource that is listed on the Works Cited page must have an in-text citation in the paper to match or this is considered plagiarism.

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