Assignment 9

Answer the following questions:

1- Socrates decided to submit to the penalty the court imposed on him–execution–rather than attempt an escape. Are people obligated to submit to the authority of their government and its laws, even if (under those laws) they are found guilty and the punishment to be imposed is death? Explain and defend your answer.

2- Do you believe in miracles? Explain what a miracle is, and why you do or don’t believe they happen. How is your view different from or similar to Hume’s?

Each answer must be 400 words.

(800 words in total)