After reading the attached article “The Pre-Socratics” and focusing on pp. 9-23 of your textbook, answer one from the following questions:
a.) State your favorite Pre-Socratic philosopher (one only) and explain briefly what do you like in his explanation of reality and how do you evaluate his metaphysical views based from your knowledge on the basic concerns of metaphysics.
b.) Summarize in your own words the basic characteristics of the first metaphysics basing on the article and the textbook.