Ancient political thought DUE DATE= NOVERMBER 11 10:00PM

Ancient political thought DUE DATE= NOVERMBER 11 10:00PM

Essay_ Section 2, Plato Exam Due Saturday November 11 on Tracs Use citation properly Original Prompt: 1. Interpret the blueprint from heaven offered by the myth of Ur. What does this mean for our education in the regime, both in terms of fortune and in terms of virtue? What does this mean we must learn how to do in life? Use deductive and inductive reason, carrying out your arguments and substantiating them with passages from the text. Also include a discussion of the concept of “true myth” in Plato, and a reflection on the significance of the character of Odysseus’s placement in the Myth of Ur. (4-6 pages) Alternative essay prompt for your midterm: 1. What are the proofs that exist for showing that the city-soul analogy is not an actual suggestion for how to build a regime? Use the text to answer this question. Next, explain, in order, the significance, the justification, the functioning (ie. the step by step development), and the final upshot (perhaps the telos) of the city-soul analogy. In this context, how do you argue that each of the three waves should be interpreted? Use the text to support each point you make. (4-6 pages) MUST BE MLA FORMAT WITH CITATIONS