PHL 303-01
Spring, 2011
Quiz 3, due Monday, May 16, 2011

This quiz is optional if you have completed the other 2 quizzes.

As indicated on the syllabus,  you will have an opportunity to take three short take-home quizzes, which together will count for 25% of your grade, and

These will be handed out at least 4 days before they are due.  Late quizzes will receive a 15% grading penalty for each day they are late.  Unless otherwise indicated, please complete the quiz in less than 500 words.  All work, except in-class writings, is to be typed.  Quizzes are to be turned in on the date due with a copy emailed to me at  In addition to the file attachment, please paste the text of your answers into your message. (Syllabus)

You can take this exam alone or as part of a group (please keep group numbers at four or less). If you do this as a group, please turn in one exam with every member's name on it, making sure every member of your group has a copy. When you revise your essay, try to make sure that what you have written demonstrates your knowledge of the texts, lectures, and issues.  Indicate your sources, including class notes, and conversations with fellow students.

If you do the exam as a group, for every member of the group who is to receive credit for your exam, please add a section in which you indicate that group member's contribution(s). 

1.      How does Buber explain love in I and Thou?  In this sense, explain why and how one of the following does or does not love the people they discuss. 

·       Socrates in The Republic

·       Confucius in the Analects 

·       Lau Tzu in the Tao Te Ching

By or before the due date of Monday, May 16, 2011, please drop a copy of your exam off at my office (RH-428) and email a copy of your exam to me at