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PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Divine Command Theory

Why be moral? Morality and religion o Three assumptions 1. Religious belief is needed for moral motivation 2. God is the ontological ground (i.e., source) of morality 3. Religion is an essential source of moral guidance o ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Moral Realism, Moral Relativism, Dogma

Arguments against ethical objectivism View that contrasts against: ethical relativism Nine arguments considered: o Absolutism 1. If moral claims are objectively true, then moral rules are absolute Absolute=no exceptions 2....

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Moral Absolutism, Subjectivism, Conventionalism

Relative morality vs. moral absolutes Ethical relativism o Subjectivism o Conventionalism Ethical objectivism o Strong moral absolutism o Weak moral absolutism Ruth Benedict: Morality Is Relative Benedict argues that the m...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Moral Absolutism, Subjectivism

Ethics=the (philosophical) study of morality What ought to be The connection to: Religiontradition Law Etiquette Baby Theresa Relative morality vs. moral absolutes Ethical relativism o Subjectivism o Conventionalism Ethica...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Human Nature, Louis Pojman, Ethical Egoism

Why be moral? (Plato reading) 1. X is good for its own sake (intrinsic value) 2. X is not good for its own sake, but for the sake of something else (extrinsic value) 3. X is both intrinsically and extrinsically valuable So...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Ethics, Conflict Resolution, Consequentialism

Consequentialism An action is morally required just because it produces the best overall results Optimific: overall balance of good vs. evil Utilitarianism Well being Do something if it bring about mor...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Monism, Value Pluralism

Ethical pluralism Ethical monism: one primary of fundamental rule for the basis of morality o Supreme of primarily rule has 2 features: Absolute-doesnt permit any exceptions ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Virtue Ethics

Virtue ethics What sort of person should I be? Virtue: character trait that is worth pursuing VE= an act is morally right just because it is one that a virtuous person, acting in character, ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Universalizability, Vagueness, Moral Luck

Kant had a view of fairness and consistency Deontological (duty-based) ethic: Kant rejects the naturalistic, utilitarian account of ethics. Ethics is not contingent but absolute, and is duties or imperati...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Deontological Ethics, Golden Rule, Universalizability

The Kantian Perspective: deontological or duty-based ethics I. The popular tests for morality: a. What if everyone did that? i. Trying to point out what they are doing is not ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Fetus

Don marquis an argument that abortion is wrong Marquis wants to argue that abortion, except perhaps in rare cases, is seriously wrong Fetus=developing human being from the time of conception to the time of bi...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Eye For An Eye

Jeffery reiman against the death penalty 1. Though the death penalty is just for some murderers, it is not unjust to punish murderers less harshly 2. Though the death penalty would be justified if needed t...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Satisfaction Theory Of Atonement

Desire satisfaction theory of well being o According to desire satisfaction theorists, your life does well for you to the extent that you get what you want o Key idea: something is good for ...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: List Of Countries By Intentional Homicide Rate

Hugh LaFollette Gun Control do citizens have a serious right to bear arms? A moral vs. constitutional question Fundamental rights: a fundamental right is a non-derivative right protecting a fundament...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
PHIL 2103 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Social Philosophy

Hughes and Hunts the liberal basis of the right to bear arms Hughes and hunt want to argue that a complete an on private possession of firearms is actually inconsistent with and, hence, impermissible given l...

Philosophy
PHIL 2103
Eli Hess
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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