Philosophy of Love and Sex – PHIL-225-NGA
New announcement from Gil Gaspar
Mid-Term Exam (25%) Wednesday Feb 22 IN CLASS
This is a reminder that your mid-term will take in class tomorrow.
It will cover the material we have covered from Week 1 up to the present.
It will consist of 20 multiple choice questions and Two (2) long answer questions (each worth 20 marks and each min 350 words).
Here are review questions to prepare. I encourage you to write out full and complete answers in your preparation.
Three of these will appear on the exam.
The exam is NOT open b ook
1. Discuss Plato’s allegory of the cave.
Summarize the main elements of the allegory and what they symbolize. What are some of the hidden/deeper meanings of the allegory?
What is philosophy and what is the relationship between Love & Philosophy? (refer to Socrates/Diotima in Plato’s symposium)?
2.Discuss the classical (Greek) typology of love?
Define, contrast and describe each of the types of love.
Summarize Alan Soble regarding love. According to Soble, what are the two bases for love? [Soble distinguishes the bases for love from the objects of love and the causal effects of love.
3. Discuss Erotic love
Discuss the idea that human desire and need for love originates in a primary wound/cut/aloneness at the core of human nature with reference to the speech by Aristophanes in Plato’s Symposium.
How is Erotic love thought of differently in the ancient world of Sappho compared to Classical Greece (lyric vs epic poetry)
What Erich Fromm’s general view of love and how does he define erotic love
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