Please select any one of the questions below to complete the assignment. 1. What


Please select any one of the questions below to complete the assignment.
1. What does The Truman Show and Plato’s allegory of the cave teach us about the nature of the ‘true life’?
2. What is wisdom according to Plato? Are there different types of wisdom? Why is it important for human beings to posses or seek wisdom?
3. On Plato’s account, what does it mean to say that the philosopher is a lover of wisdom?
4. Does Plato’s work display a negative attitude towards the physical dimension of human nature?
5. Outline Plato’s account of justice in relation to the State or the soul and discuss why it is or is not feasible or humane.
6. Outline Hume’s account of the three fundamental principles that make possible the human being’s ability to associate ideas.
7. Outline how Hume comes to believe that all human reasoning concerning matters of fact is based upon custom and our desire to live.
8. What does Hume mean when he says that custom is the “great guide of human life”?
9. In contrast to Plato, Hume argues that “Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions [i.e., emotion or feeling].” Provide an overview of Hume’s moral philosophy and why you believe it to be inferior or superior to that of Plato.
10. Happiness plays an important role in the ethical thought of both Plato and Mill. Outline their respective conceptions of happiness and explain how they are similar and/or different.
11. Singer argues that affluent people have a moral obligation to assist those in developing nations. Provide an overview of Singer’s argument and give a brief account of why you agree or disagree with it.
12. In ‘COVID-19 Calls for Virtue Ethics,’ Bellazzi and Boyneburgk argue that it is virtue ethics, and not utilitarianism, that should guide the public response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Outline why they believe this to be the case and provide a brief account as to why you agree or disagree with their position.


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