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PHIL 160 Lecture 1: PHIL 160 Notes

Nicomachean Ethics Monday, October 26, 2015 PHIL 160 Nicomachean Ethics Recap Virtue Theory NE III Moral Responsibility Voluntary and Involuntary Acts Rational Choice 2 Virtues of Character Moderation (Temperance) Cou...

Philosophy
PHIL 160
Fakoury
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: John Stuart Mill

Phil 101, 9915Utilitarianism ContinuedJohn Stuart MillUtilitarianism, 1863Very similar language and thesis to Benthams:The creed which accepts as the foundations of morals, Utility, or the Greatest Happiness Principle, hol...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Kotzen
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Kantian Ethics, Moral Agency, Immanuel Kant

Phil 101, 92115Kantian EthicsImmanuel Kant, 17241804Three critiques of his own: Critique of Pure Reason (1781), Critique of Practical Reason (1788), and Critique of the Power of Judgment (1790)His ethical views are develop...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Kotzen
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Contraposition

Phil 101, 824Descartes Meditations on First PhilosophyRene Descartes1596 1650The Father of Modern PhilosophyFrench mathematician, scientist (natural philosopher), and metaphysicianMetaphysics is interested in what the worl...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Kotzen
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Distributive Justice

Phil 101, 91415Criticisms of Utilitarianism ContinuedCriticisms of UtilitarianismCriticism I: Pleasure and pains cannot be measured or weighed like proteins or money and therefore cannot be compared, so one can never tell ...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Kotzen
PHIL 101 Lecture 2: Descartes' Meditation VI

Phil 101, 83115Descartes Meditations continuedMeditation 6At the beginning of the meditation, Descartes discusses what can exist, not what does.Descartes can clearly and distinctly grasp physical objects, so he concludes G...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Kotzen
PHIL 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Supererogation, John Stuart Mill, Consequentialism

Phil 101, 9215UtilitarianismFORMS OF ETHICSMetaethics focuses on what is morality itself, and its foundations.Are there objective moral facts? How do they differ from other objective facts?What are we doing semantically wh...

Philosophy
PHIL 101
Kotzen
PHIL 163 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Moral Agency, Homo Sapiens, If And Only If

Human and Animal Rights Notes  Morality is affected by one’s surroundings such as family, religion, etc.  Naturally, we come with a speciecism view – that only humans have moral status  However, humans have diff...

Philosophy
PHIL 163
Jeff Sebo
PHIL 163 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Virtue Ethics

Applying Virtue Ethics to Our Treatment of Animals  Utilitarianists do not prioritize any sentient beings  Try to minimize the pain  Seems like a demanding moral theory  Have to do as much work as...

Philosophy
PHIL 163
Jeff Sebo
PHIL 163 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: If And Only If, Sentience, Satisfaction Theory Of Atonement

All Animals Are Equal  Ethics is the general idea of how to live life  Morality is how to treat others  Moral status are our moral obligations  Belong to those who suffer and are valued  Direct vs. Indir...

Philosophy
PHIL 163
Jeff Sebo
Philosophy
PHIL 280
All Professors
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 ...

Philosophy
PHLD79H3
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