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PHIL 2070 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Gensler, Objectivist Periodicals, Relativism

Lecture 8 Mackie Mackie believes we all have instilled values and we will do the action of the value because we are motivated to do so Mackie basically says thatobjective values dont exist. Subjectivism you are in control ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2070
devlin russel
PHIL 2070 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Fetus, Euthanasia
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Abortion continued Argument for why abortion is wrong Thomson: Extreme pro-life position: abortion is always wrong Mackles: Extreme pro-choice position: abortion is never wrong The Extreme Pro-Choice argument Abortion...

Philosophy
PHIL 2070
Devlin Russell
PHIL 2070 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Kantianism
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Lecture 11continued from last lecture... Narveson Narvesons arguments against: B. Bobs case and yours are the same in all morally relevant respects - in bobs case, you pulling the lever only causes good to ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2070
Devlin Russell
PHIL 2070 Lecture 10: lecture 10
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World Poverty Singer - Singer argues effectively that many of us here we all are living far too extravagant lifestyles given the fact that theres so much poverty in the world - His argument: You are ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2070
Devlin Russell
PHIL 2075 Lecture 6: L6 Reads - Euth. cont'd

L6 Readings AGAINST THE RIGHT TO DIE by Velleman - It may be morally permissible to assist in suicide, but Velleman does not think that the best way to help someone die is to create a law or an instit...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: J. David Velleman

Corina Lee - Student # 214014526 February 3, 2015 PHIL 2075 - Introduction to Applied Ethics Garrett Mac Sweeney and Jeff Michael EUTHANASIA: AN OVERVIEW In ad...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Filial Piety, Virtue Ethics, Junzi

Reading: VIRTUE THEORY by Rosalind Hursthouse - Unlike consequentialists who say that we acted a certain way to maximize the good and deontologists who say that we acted a certain way because we were...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Phronesis, Eudaimonia

RECAP: - Kant argues that no rational person could not will a maxim to be a universal law - When he talks about contradictions in a maxim, when he appeals to these contradictions, does he n...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Consequentialism, Voluntary Euthanasia, Rule Utilitarianism

Readings: EUTHANASIA - To what extent may we allow persons to end their life? o If terminally ill only, or whenever? o Do they simply refuse treatment, or may they make active decisions ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Rationality

EUTHANASIA - Do we have the right to die? Question of morality and law o Maybe we should have the moral right but not the legal right to do so - We focus on the physician-assisted death ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Supererogation, Deontological Ethics, Consequentialism

- What deontology considers: o Options Unlike act conseq., deon has room for supererogatory acts Where act cons says we must do things to maximize good and meaning that anyone who has a better than minimal living must cont...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Consequentialism, Deontological Ethics, Satisficing

INTRO TO APPLIED ETHICS LECTURE 3 Deontology and Rights - Rights are complex and are often mistaken o Free of expression or speech is the extent of which the state can interfere as to wh...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Consequentialism, Deontological Ethics, Virtue Ethics

READINGS FOR LECTURE 1 Getting Started An Overview UTILITARIANISM - Shaw elucidates (makes something clear or explain) consequentialism o Should act in a way that will maximize best overall consequences Circumstances may m...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
PHIL 2075 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Eudaimonia, Phronesis, Human Condition

Tut 2 - Virtue theory cannot accommodate a theory of rights o Abortion distinction between moral and political rights o Virtue theory cannot make this distinction because morality is based solely on the character of the pe...

Philosophy
PHIL 2075
Garrett Mac Sweeney
Philosophy
PHIL 1100
Muhammad Ali Khalidi
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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