What does it mean to be a philosopher (a lover of wisdom) and where does a philosopher fit in a political body? What justice does the City owe a philosopher and what justice does the philosopher owe the City? Is it possible for philosophers to become kings or kings to become philosophers? (Plato)
The following will be considered when evaluating these analytic essays:
Integration of Material-does the paper demonstrate an understanding of the text and themes that are being considered?
Original thinking-does the paper show the student used his own judgment in discussing the themes after analyzing the text?
Cohesiveness-does the paper state a thesis and give evidence to support that argument?
Grammar-does the paper use Chicago format and correctly cite sources. Is the paper free of spelling and grammar mistakes?