Socrates: The Influential Philosophies Of Ethics

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Influential philosophers of ethics Socrates, a Greek philosopher, was known for being the famous teacher of Plato who later taught Aristotle. He was born in 469/470 BCE and led a fairly normal childhood like those of his peers. In his later life, Socrates studied art, became a famous sculptor and even served in the army. His teachings were ultimately passed down, becoming the basis for ethics (Mark, 2009). He taught and believed that people instinctively did the right thing for the common good and if the choices they made were not in the best interest of the people it was simply because they did not know any better, not because they are spiteful (Mastin, 2008). While I believe this could have been the case many years ago, I do think society …show more content…
He taught that all human beings are capable of sinning and making poor decisions, but in the end we all need help from God above to avoid the act of sinning. “Thomas 's moral philosophy is derived from these distinctions as well, since the opposite of being does not exist and since the good is identical with being, evil is but the absence of good” (Saint Thomas Aquinas, 2016). Believing in a higher being, whether it be God or not, is a healthy act in life. Having faith is an essential support when it come to ethics. Often when faced with a decisions a prayer for guidance and peace can go a long way. As much as some people argue that religion is not for them, religious morals go hand in hand with …show more content…
Many teachers see Response to Intervention as a waste of time and inconvenient to their teaching schedule, but I see it as a great opportunity. With the right amount of planning, a student can come to their Math or Language Arts class prepared for the lesson because of the practice they had during RTI. For example, when using the Pythagorean Theorem students need to know how to multiply the same number by itself. The intervention teacher can spend time reviewing multiplication facts to help the scholar know the difference between 8 x 8 and 8 x 2. Lastly, social media and technology becoming more and more popular in today’s society make it difficult for a teacher to know where to draw the line. Most teachers have teaching goals that prepare their students for what the future may hold for them. I believe it is safe to say that many of our young students will deal with technology in one way or another no matter what career path they choose to follow. The trouble lies in the how to incorporate it effectively without breaking any technology rules the county has in

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