Paper One Questions
Answer only one of the questions below following all instructions provided on the Paper Instructions handout (posted under course documents)
1. Describe the Euthyphro problem. What is Divine Command Theory and which of the two parts of the Euthyphro problem provides an example of Divine Command Theory? Which of the two claims that make up the Euthyphro problem does Plato argue is correct?
2. What is Thrasymachus’s view of justice in Book I of the Republic? Explain the story of Gyges Ring. What is this story meant to establish? Do you think that Thrasymachus’s view of justice is correct? Why or why not?
3. Explain Cultural Relativism. Discuss one argument that James Rachels makes against Cultural Relativism. Do you think Cultural Relativism is correct? Why or why not?