ETHICAL EGOISM

Law and Justice РPlato’s Republic Р7.6 Ring of Gyges (6:09 mins) -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlT5SdLeXtM

Summarize the debate between Plato and Glaucon. What does Plato conclude about doing the right thing, even when we can do the wrong thing without being discovered?
What does the story of Gyges tell us about human nature? Are people naturally good or naturally bad?
Discuss one example of a situation that involves the temptation to do something wrong without being found out. What reasons can you give for doing the right thing anyway?

 

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