Explain and evaluate Platoas epistemological position or

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(1)Explain and evaluate Platoas epistemological position. Was his methodology successful? (For our purposes, Explainmeans to state the theory and to describe the important features of the theory in a manner that an intelligent but uninformed reader would understand. For our purposes, Evaluatemeans (1) to determine whether or not the theory rests on a sound or cogent argument, and to (2) determine the overall plausibility of the theory. In this context, Plausibilityrefers to the strengths and weaknesses of the theory). In short, your essay should show evidence of your knowledge of the material and of some original analysis. I suggest you review the rubric and other information about essays in the Syllabus. Your paper should be approximately 3-5 pages, conform to a particular manual style, and include several references to the Lawhead text. Remember, your essay is, in part, an effort to illustrate your understanding of the text, class discussions, and D2L lectures. There is no need for outside research.

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(2) Explain and evaluate Berkeleyas epistemology including an analysis of his treatment of Lockeas primary/secondary distinction. Was Berkeley successful in undermining Lockeas position and establishing his own? (For our purposes, Explainmeans to state the theory and to describe the important features of the theory in a manner that an intelligent but uninformed reader would understand. For our purposes, Evaluatemeans (1) to determine whether or not the theory rests on a sound or cogent argument, and to (2) determine the overall plausibility of the theory. In this context, Plausibilityrefers to the strengths and weaknesses of the theory). In short, your essay should show evidence of understanding the material and of some original analysis. I suggest you review the rubric and other information about essays in the Syllabus. Your paper should be approximately 3-5 pages, conform to a particular manual style, and include several references to the Lawhead text. Remember, your essay is, in part, an effort to illustrate your understanding of the text, class discussions, and D2L lectures. There is no need for outside research.