Please choose one of the three topics listed below. Then write a clear, well-organized response explaining the ideas in the readings in your own words (70%) and critically analyzing a key idea or claim expressed in the readings (30%). Your total response should be double-spaced . Your critical analysis section should be a minimum of 250 words. In the critical analysis section, do not hesitate to say what you think and the reasoning behind your point of view.
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. You should put your answers in your own words. Use examples when they are helpful in illustrating your points. You should explain the ideas in the readings whether you agree with them or not.
1. The Search for World Order: Ancient Philosophy Using the ideas in the readings, describe and explain:~ how the “Miracle”of Greece is related to getting beyond Greek mythology;~the key ideas of the Pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus;~at two major differences between the philosophical approach of the Sophists and that of Socrates;~Platos views on the relationship between the body and the soul (mind);Critically analyze and evaluate Platos view of the souls relationship with the body.
The book being used is A Short History of Philosophy