Intro to Ethics
• Ex: Is it morally permissible to go to war?
• What people should do.
• Is it wrong to lie?
o Personally, I see this as a moral absolutist question…
o Then ask, what principle distinguishes these types of cases?
What makes lying wrong? When is it wrong?
I. Value Theory: What is good for its own sake?
II. Metaethics: Are there any objective moral facts?
III. Normative Ethic