Life and Death Book by Jonathan Westphal Philosophy Questions

EACH QUESTION 4 Paragraphs answer

the answer for question 1 from the book Republic [Hackett Classics] , Plato Translated by G. M. A. Grube Revised by C. D. C. Reeve

1- Describe Plato’s social innovation of holding of “women and children in common”. What does Plato conceive to be the benefits of such a bold, new social convention? Will it work in your reasoned opinion Republic, 457c-466c)?

2 How does Nagel think that the sense of absurdity is produced? Can our values or disvalues ultimately justified or do our reasons for justification provoke an endless series of justifying reason?Jonathan Westphal and Christopher Cherry seem to think that some “emotive values” need no such justification (Nagel, “The Absurd”, pp. 88-90; Jonathan Westphal and Christopher Cherry, “Is Life Absurd?” pp. 98- 103, from Life and Death anthology). Whose analysis is correct, Nagel or Westphal and Christopher Cherry? Clearly state your reasons for your decisions

the answer for question 2 from the book Life and Death

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