PhIL -220 The Bhagavad Gītā (cont.): Questioning the Self: From Ethical Dilemma to Crisis of Personal Identity

Learning Goal: I’m working on a philosophy writing question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.

The Bhagavad Gītā (cont.): Questioning the Self: From Ethical
Dilemma to Crisis of Personal Identity

Complete Readings: The Bhagavad Gītā, Chapters 1-6, SIP, pp. 101-126;
“Bhagavadgītā,” OIP, pp. 116-130

Guiding Questions: Why does Arjuna suddenly lose his will to fight on the battlefield?
Do you think that this is the result of mere weakness of will, or does it stem from a
genuine moral dilemma? What influences can we see in the Bhagavad Gītā from Vedic
and Upaniṣadic ideals of ritual action and world-transcendence, respectively? Give two
passages from the Bhagavad Gītā text itself (i.e., from the translation portions of the SIP
reading, not from the Introduction to the Bhagavad Gītā in the SIP and also not from the
OIP reading) showing this for each. Do you think that Krishna (Kṛṣṇa) asks Arjuna to
fight a just war? Explain your reasoning.

Place your order
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more