TASK: We have studied several ancient philosophies. Which have remained relevant to modern life? Your goal is to choose the most and least relevant philosophies and explain why, OR choose two philosophies that combined provide strong guidance for life today. Be sure to demonstrate a basic understanding of the philosophies discussed, and to include examples that illustrate your points.
Asian: Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism
Athenian: Platonism, Aristotelianism
Hellenistic: Epicureanism, Cynicism, Stoicism
REQUIREMENTS AND GRADING:
-Papers must be 2-3 pages long (11-12 pt font, double spaced, default margins)
-Papers must include and explain a quotation from each philosopher discussed (see here)
-Papers are worth 100 points (25 pts each for Understanding, Argument, Examples, Style)