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Lecture 13


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Computer Science
Benj Hellie

Lec 1 1/10/2012 9:17:00 AM Do the critical summary every week and turn it in ---will do well in the final Lets’ consider the two scenarios Would you flip the switch on the rail to divert the trolley? Without the switch, you are on the bridge with a fat boy---would you push the bulk down to the rail  The two results were the same, but ppl vote for different options – intersting Scenario 1: the starving exploreers –what options to choose?  A questions about moral Scenario 2: should Mr . Meives be condemmed for murder, when Mr Brandes already gave him the conset to be eaten  -since it was consensual, Mr Merview shouldn’t be charged  case reopened, it was found that the Brandes was heavily druged, and no longer consented to be eaten at the moment at the murder  questions about questions  this is just one definition about philo  discussing what you ought to do o eight reasons to answer these questions o compare it to religion and science ---to reveal the nature of philo  aim to what it means to be in a situation to make a decidsion, what is our place in the universe  you can equalize these questions with answering a religious questions  but different from religions in the following three aspects o in religious, something is sacred – extreamely consequences , hence need to be handled with  some religious questions/topics carries a punishment of death, as they are sacred  while in philosiphi, you have nothing sacred ---the crucial difference !!!! o philo is to  in regiuious, you are supposed to belived, you are taught to believe , but philo doesn’t force you to believe in things , it inspire, aspire ppl to believe in general questions  it’s hence more like science, but in science, you are asked about specific questions, but in general in philosiphil  in the way of approaching, and method, it’s similar to scicence, o philo is skeptical  ‘ scope’ –means to examine, such as telescope  vs science  philo doesn’t have universal rules to so
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