Read pages 5-33 in the Cahn & Markie textbook on Plato. The
Write between 200-300 words total (you should be able to answer both questions within 300 words). Stay strictly within the length guidelines.
(1) Is murder wrong because God prohibits it, or does God prohibit it because it’s wrong?
(2) In what way does question (1) relate to the
It is alright to compose your response in paragraph format, just be sure that you answer both questions. Your answer to question (1) will come from your own inner struggles with the idea, and then you will relate your thoughts to the assigned textbook selection in (2).
THE FOLLOWING LINKS MAY BE USED TO COMPLETE THIS ASSIGNMENT:
The Defense of Socrates, also known as Apology:
You will also want to be sure to read the Canvas Lecture on each thinker located in “Pages”, for instance, on the first assignment, you will access:
Approved Textbook: Ethics History, Theory, and Contemporary Issues, Steven M. Cahn and Peter Markie. Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 978-0-19-020980-3. (6th edition)
*PLEASE FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES GIVEN*