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PHIL 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Ethical Egoism, Egotism, Consequentialism

One version of ethical egoism o Prescriptive ethical theory Based on reason Consequentialist Determines whats morally permissible solely by cons...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
PHIL 230 Lecture 5: PHIL 230 Notes Sept 20 18

Ms Open-Ended Question: take something that is identified with good and ask if it is good; if the question is open, then the identity claim is false o E.g., is Is pleasure good? conceptually closed (as it...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
PHIL 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Meta-Ethics, Glaucon, Open-Question Argument

Theoretical options o Natural goodness It is essential to the natural law position that there be some things that are universally and naturally good. But how is universal...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
PHIL 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Divine Command Theory, Rationality, Noble Eightfold Path

Divine Command Theory (One Version) o Does God forbid us from doing specific acts because the acts are immoral, or are the acts immoral solely because God forbids us from doing them? o Pr...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
PHIL 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Cultural Relativism, Omnipotence, Ethical Egoism

What are the criteria for counting morally? o Is it being a fully functioning human being? o Is it generally speaking being a human being? o Is it being a sentient creature? o Is ...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
PHIL 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Cultural Relativism, Meta-Ethics, Descriptive Ethics

Test: receive four questions, he chooses one Exam: receive six questions, he chooses two o Two consecutive ninetyminute exams Best strategy for learning and preparing for testsexam o Come to class having already read the m...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
PHIL 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Social Contract, Act Utilitarianism, Speciesism

1 . What view does Singer introduce on p. 571 of Speciesism and Moral Status? Give his discussion of three general attempts to justify the view. What does Singer say in the section entitled An Alternative View? Hints: reli...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
PHIL 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Divine Command Theory, Bertrand Russell, Cultural Relativism

Phil 230 Ethics Jim Robinson Lesson 1, 7 sept 2017 Dangers of socialization, Bertrand Russel: The Problems of Philosophy Do beliefs about what is morally correct have a truth value? If they do, then what mak...

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PHIL 230
Jim Robinson
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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