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PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Peter Van Inwagen, Harry Frankfurt, On Bullshit

Peter Van Inwagen Peter disagrees with Hume. He is an incompatibilist. Humes view: 1. Free will is a matter of doing what you will. 2. Free will is a matter of being able to choose betw...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Anders Kraal
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Fecundity

Utilitarianism: Variations from Bentham and Mill ● Utilitarianism is founded on the principle that pain and pleasure drives people ● Principle of utility ○ Approves of an action if it augments the ...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Anders Kraal
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Eudaimonia, Final Good

Kant and Aristotle The Final Good 1. Every action aims at some good 2. 2. SOme goods are means to secure other goods 3. This cannot go on to infinity 4. Therefore, there must be an ultimate good which is des...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Anders Kraal
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Pyrrhonism, Academic Skepticism, Arcesilaus

Skepticism Descartes and Hume Socrates initiated skeptical tradition Pyrrhonian skepticism - believe academic is too excessive. Belief that we cannot know whether or not we can know anything. ...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Anders Kraal
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: William Lane Craig, Al-Kindi, Immanuel Kant

Cosmological Arguments ● The question of God is significant ● Your view of the world is changed based on your views of theism ● Cosmological arguments start looking at the universe ● Traced back to A...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Anders Kraal
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Soundness, Meletus

Ancient Greece (c. 500-300 BCE) ● The political situation ○ Athens is one of the central cities ○ First known democratic form of government ever ○ Socrates lived through the democrac...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Anders Kraal
PHIL 434 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Social Relation, Consumer Education, Object Relations Theory
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find more resources at oneclass.com PHIL 434 Module 3 part 2 Learning Objectives 1. Provide one individualistic critiqu...

Philosophy
PHIL 434
Rana Ahmad
PHIL 434 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Business Ethics

WHY BUSINESS ETHICS? Module 2 Part 1: Business and Ethics Learning objectives 1. Sketch, with examples, the difference between “business ethics” and “socially responsible business.” 2. Provide argume...

Philosophy
PHIL 434
Rana Ahmad
PHIL 434 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Intelligent Agent, Endangerment

Deborah Poff  Michalos paper is criticism of “stupidly altruistic loyalty.” o LAA as defined by Michalos seems to be an argument for foolishly following the values of one's employer whatev...

Philosophy
PHIL 434
Rana Ahmad
PHIL 434 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility

 If we could expect scenarios from daily life such as being treated fairly, not infringing rights, etc., we could expect the same thing from business in our community.  Business have a lot of fin...

Philosophy
PHIL 434
Rana Ahmad
PHIL 434 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics
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PHIL 434 Why Business Ethics? Learning Objectives At the end of Section 1, you should be able to: 1. Sketch, with examples, the difference between "business ethics" and "socially responsib...

Philosophy
PHIL 434
Rana Ahmad
PHIL 434 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Immanuel Kant, Deontological Ethics, Consequentialism
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Module 1: the basics of moral reasoning Philsophical reasoning Argument: a set of claims advanced in order to convince someone of a particular cplaim or view. An argument must include a conclusion and one or more premi...

Philosophy
PHIL 434
Rana Ahmad
PHIL 120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Soundness

Validity an argument is valid if and only if it is not possible for the premises to be true and the conclusion false Soundness an argument is sound if it is valid and all its premises are true (because a valid argument c...

Philosophy
PHIL 120
Alexandre Korolev
PHIL 120 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Ad Hominem, De Jure, Toothpaste

An ad hominem argument Occurs whenever a conclusion is drawn or invited to be drawn on the basis of an appeal to some fact or alleged fact about ones opponent Features or properties of the opponent If the appeal Is relevan...

Philosophy
PHIL 120
Alexandre Korolev
PHIL 120 Lecture 1: PHIL 120 Week 1 Lecture 1

Arguments, Fallacies and Logic Arguments in the broad sense Attempt to build a case in favour of some claim Trying to persuade somebody to accept a claim Involve the presentation of reasons or evidence (premises) to suppor...

Philosophy
PHIL 120
Alexandre Korolev

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