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PHIL-1115EL Lecture 12: Philosophy notes second semester

January 10 2017 In pre modern times, everything made sense. We knew that the world had a specific order and had to comply to that order. In this sense, it was a familiar world, it was possible to orient yourself in the wor...

Philosophy
PHIL-1115EL
Norman Raymond
PHIL-2345EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Palliative Care, Primum Non Nocere, Assisted Suicide
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March 10, 2016 Bioethics – Guest Lecture (Clinical Nurse – Palliative care) Respect for autonomy - Individuals should have the freedom to choose their own life plan o Beneficence o ...

Philosophy
PHIL-2345EL
Haliburton Rachel
PHIL-2345EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Eudaimonia
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March 8, 2016 Bioethics Physician assisted suicide – legalization in Canada “Thinking About the End of Life in Teleological Terms” - Actions not persons – what should I as a person do? - Bodies not perso...

Philosophy
PHIL-2345EL
Haliburton Rachel
PHIL-2345EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Kantianism, Fetus, Teleology
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March 1, 2016 Bioethics • Read death and dying for next class • March 10 panel in u of s on crisis @ 7 pm Abortion Is not a scientific question, but a moral and religious question in their beliefs? Met...

Philosophy
PHIL-2345EL
Haliburton Rachel
PHIL-2366EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Google Drive, Falsifiability, Normal Science
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Philosophy of Biology What is Science?  First class answers are uploaded on google drive Deductive: Is the understanding of the uniformity of nature – assumptions based of off the past experiences since we have wi...

Philosophy
PHIL-2366EL
Crozier
PHIL-2366EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Natural Kind, Special Creation, Virtue Ethics
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January 27, 2016 Philosophy of Biology  Read chapters 1-2 and pick a topic for the journal Darwin Theory of Evolution – Journal ...

Philosophy
PHIL-2366EL
Crozier
PHIL-2217EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Value Pluralism, Environmental Ethics, Anthropocentrism

th October 26 2015 Environmental Pragmatism concrete solutions Practical goals The pragmatist simply wants to get things done An applied ethic that effectuates change Case Example Andrew little 1. Rejection of intrinsic va...

Philosophy
PHIL-2217EL
Brett Buchanan
PHIL-2217EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Carbon Tax, Market Failure, Monism

October 8, 2015 Environmental Ethics Mid Thursday Readings and general questions Short answer in class 75min 1011q (7 questions) Economics and Ecology Use value: Nonuse value: Baxters position that everything has a value b...

Philosophy
PHIL-2217EL
Brett Buchanan
PHIL-2217EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Ecocentrism, Centrism, Anthropocentrism

September 27, 2015 Environmental Ethics Biocentrism 1.Anthropocentrism 2.Zoocentrism psychocentrism 3.Biocentrism 4.Eco centrism Respect for nature Taylors bio centric egalitarianism oHumans are members of the earths commu...

Philosophy
PHIL-2217EL
Brett Buchanan
PHIL-2345EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Robert Latimer, The Slippery Slope, Evidence-Based Medicine

Bioethics Sept. 17Last Class:Jodie and Mary caseFormatting arguments Tracy Latimer Case:Was Robert Latimer morally right the kill his daughter?The Argument from the wrongness of discriminating against the handicappedIt is ...

Philosophy
PHIL-2345EL
Haliburton Rachel
PHIL-2217EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Tom Regan, Welfarism, Negative And Positive Rights

Lecture Two:Environmental Ethics Animal Welfarism Are we speciests? Q: would you be prepared to let thousands of people live if it meant experimenting on a single animal? Or human?Animal Rights Tom Regan The Case for Anima...

Philosophy
PHIL-2217EL
Brett Buchanan
PHIL-2217EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Anthropocentrism, Henry David Thoreau, Global Warming

September 24, 2015BiocentrismBiocentrism = the view that living things as such can benefit from being harmed by human actions and that this fact places moral constraints on how we are permitted to treat themNature having r...

Philosophy
PHIL-2217EL
Brett Buchanan
PHIL-2505EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Marshall Mcluhan, Consumerism

thCritical Thinking, Sept. 17 2015SocietyAn abstract concept Group of people associated together for religious, cultural, scientific, political, etc. andor other purposesA collection of individuals living as members of a c...

Philosophy
PHIL-2505EL
Dr.Christopher J.Duncanson- Hales
PHIL-2345EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Hypothesis, James Rachels, Fetus

Bioethics: Lecture OneThink about how ideas structure our lives on a daily basis without even realizing it; think about how we are currently in a political campaign and how that effects how we are livings our lives. Think ...

Philosophy
PHIL-2345EL
Haliburton Rachel
PHIL-2217EL Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Welfarism, Speciesism, Organ Donation

Environmental Ethics: Animal Welfarism Note OneValues:1)Intrinsic; end2)Extrinsic; (i.e. using a car to complete a task)UsageMeansInstruments Ontologically > to be (human)ReasonSelf consciousness LanguageFreedom (of choice...

Philosophy
PHIL-2217EL
Brett Buchanan
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Dualism (Philosophy Of Mind), Ethical Egoism, Noumenon

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM PPhilosophy METAPHYSICS I: UNIVERSALS ...

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