PHIL 13 class 28 OH

PHIL 13 class 28 OH - PHIL 13 / Class 27 OH John Doris,...

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PHIL 13 / Class 27 OH John Doris, “Moral Character, Moral Behavior” (continued, from Lack of Character) - The Milgram Experiments: Conflicted Obedience Variations in the Experiment - Zimbardo’s Prison Experiment - put into a functional prison. . the people in the place seemed to take on the rolee very quickly. .. the guards started to display statisitical behavior; defying certain prisoners punishment,,, - Character and Genocide “It takes a lot of people to kill 800,000, 6 million, or 100 million human beings, and there just aren’t enough monsters to go around. Unfortunately, it does not take a monster to do monstrous things” (162). - the best explanation of why they engaged in that behavior may not be one that - killing millions of people takes a lot of time and work. . so it seems o holocaust: the ordinance it took for the people who did this job. . they’re ordinary in much other respects. . - The Banality of Evil - Ordinariness and Blameworthiness - the ordinariness makes their action less blameworthy - there actions weren’t ordinary there actions were wrong; vs. if wrong dooers were truly out of the ordinary then that might place them beyond our moral bounds…
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- have to be to a certain degree normal to be blameworthy. - Might think that in order to be blameworthy, you need to manifest character. . - From a characterical ogical perspceti e they didn’t have those traits; they were perfectly normal before that. -
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