W5 journal | Philosophy homework help

 Choose at least two philosophers from this week’s readings and take notes on the readings. You must have at least 2.5 pages of words.

 Words of Wisdom: Intro to Philosophy | OER Commons 

Topics for the week 

13. Rumi

16. from the Hindu Bhagavad Gita

17. Teachings from Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha 

20. N. American Tribal Tales

21. African Tales

47. Dalai Lama 

Things you may want to include:

  • make a distinction between concepts you understand and those you don’t
  • show any concepts that are mind-blowing or mind-hurting (don’t worry–no one understands everything they read)
  • explain why this philosopher is important
  • connect these ideas to your life: can you incorporate these ideas to make your life better; do these ideas make you question, or do they clarify anything for you?