Writing assignment (choose two of the following):
1. What is the difference between the liberty of the ancients and the liberty of the moderns? What would moderns find lacking in ancient liberty?
2. Plutarch tells about an important episode in Alexander’s life. What characteristics is it intended to show?
3. What, in Plutarch’s opinion, makes a “great man”? Is Alexander great?
4. Based on the Principal Doctrines, explain the basic ideas of Epicureanism.