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Intro to Ethics, Oct. 30

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHILOS 2YY3
Professor
V Igneski
Semester
Fall

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October 30 Frankena: Reconciling Ethical Theories & Common Sense Morality - Moral Categories: Required Permitted Forbidden - Extremist View: o Shelly Kagan, The Limits of Morality  Talk about why common sense of morality struggles to justify itself o Performing the act with the best consequence in any given situation is considered to be required o May accept some constraints – sometimes there are constraints on what you are allowed to do, even if it would bring about the greatest consequences.  But there is no acceptance of options, o Criticisms: demanding, alienating, violates autonomy of the action-doer. Minimalist View: - Egoism, nihilism, extreme libertarianism - Most acts in permitted category; accepts some constraints - Criticisms: permits too much, no positive duties to others Common Sense Morality: - Tries to limit the damands of morality adn sacrifice - Permitted to favour personal interests - Forbidden to perform certain acts even if they maximize the good Frankena: - “morality is made for man, not man for morality” - Mixed deontological
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