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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHILOS 2D03
Professor
Al Barone
Semester
Summer

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2D03 Lecture 2Emotions and Moral Issuescontroversial topics tend to elicit strong emotionsemotions can blind you to the various sides of an issue and cause you to attack the character of those who disagreelearn to develop your own position with good reasons to back it uplearn to argue against the reasons your opponent is offering rather than treating the other as the enemyThe factvalue distinctionare all viewpoints on a moral issue equal since they are subjective and relative either to a person or a culture NO because our moral viewpoints should be based on good argumentmoral judgements should be based on assessing the facts of the situation and examining the values which we bring to bear the situationMoralityit is general and abstractit is practical and concretemoral decisions affect the future of oneself and othersincludes values and principles designed to guide people in making decisionsThree Moral Principlesmoral principles help us weight the interests of all concernedmoral principles help us consider which principles we emphasize and value over others in coming to our decisionsPRINCIPLE 1 The protec
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