A. 2:26-30: What is the argument here?
Is it a good one? How would you respond?
B. 2:31-38: What is the argument here?
Is it a good one? How would you respond? How would Socrates
respond (e.g., Socrates in Crito)?
C. 2:47-53: "Work without concern for the results"
- What does this mean? Give an example based on the experience of
one of the members of your group.
D. 2:62-67: Restate and evaluate this process.
Give an example. Is this generally true? Why or why not?
E. 3. What is Karma-Yoga or the Method of
Work? What is it a method for? If what the text says is true,
is it the best method for everyone? Why or why not? If not,
give an example of a person for whom Karma-Yoga would not be the best path.
F. What are the other methods available besides
Karma-Yoga? For whom would they be appropriate?
G. Explain the religious tolerance of the Bhagavad-gita.
How does it compare to the tolerance of your own philosophic-religious
H. 17.3-6. Is this basically true? Why
or why not? Give an example.
Michael Kagan, PHL 336 Asian Philosophy, Le Moyne College, Fall 2000 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)