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1. Use at least 4 academic resources 2. Your paper should have: A clear introdu

1. Use at least 4 academic resources 2. Your paper should have: A clear introdu

1. Use at least 4 academic resources 2. Your paper should have: A clear introduction A body (in which you flesh out your analysis of rhetoric, audience, artifact, and context) A conclusion (in which you summarize your argument and findings and “open” the paper to consideration of broader themes). 3. “introductory paragraph.” It must introduce the topic, state the main argument of the paper, set forth the plan by which the paper unfolds, and state the paper’s conclusion. In brief,…

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Socrates defines justice in a city as each person doing his or her own proper ta

Socrates defines justice in a city as each person doing his or her own proper ta

Socrates defines justice in a city as each person doing his or her own proper task, and that those tasks are allotted to the citizens by nature herself.  How does this definition of justice work when applied, as Socrates later does apply it, to the human soul? (Reading first half of The Republic by Plato, easily findable as a PDF online)

We live in a world saturated by technology. Our world changes rapidly, in a mann

We live in a world saturated by technology. Our world changes rapidly, in a mann

We live in a world saturated by technology. Our world changes rapidly, in a manner that it never did before. The world into which we were born will not resemble the world in which we will die, if we die at all. This is because of technology. I would ask you to think through the question raised by Francis Fukuyama in Closer to the Truth: how should we think about the place of technology in our lives? Does it change…

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   We live in a world in which technology increasingly allows for us to manipula

   We live in a world in which technology increasingly allows for us to manipula

   We live in a world in which technology increasingly allows for us to manipulate biology. How should we think about that fact? How should we consider the intersection of law, morality, medicine and biology – both as it relates to abortion, and as it relates to other issues? Are all lives equally valid? If so, why? And if not – how would we know? And what would we owe to different human beings? If we can transform ourselves through…

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   We live in a world in which technology increasingly allows for us to manipula

   We live in a world in which technology increasingly allows for us to manipula

   We live in a world in which technology increasingly allows for us to manipulate biology. How should we think about that fact? How should we consider the intersection of law, morality, medicine and biology – both as it relates to abortion, and as it relates to other issues? Are all lives equally valid? If so, why? And if not – how would we know? And what would we owe to different human beings? If we can transform ourselves through…

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