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Class by class notes - Would you push a button that would save two people in Africa by killing one Would you push a button that would save two

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Singer and Poverty Marginal Utility: at which by giving more one would cause oneself and one's dependents as much suffering as one would prevent in Bengal Argument Marginal Utility Global Village Are we causing harm? Economics and microfinance Desert “Moderate” argument Happiness Desert The moderate argument Psychological egoism- humans can only act in pursuit of their own self-interest Ethical egoism Prisoner’s dilemma Reciprocal altruism Social contract theory Singer on Kuper Reciprocal altruism Kuper v. Singer Hobbes Social contract theory- morality consists entirely in social contracts Enforceable duties Golden, leaden, silver rules Moral Ψ Ethics and Meta-ethics Consequentialism and Deontology Narveson’s rules Taxation and desert The moderate argument Moral Ψ
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Greene and Haidt Paper Common sense morality Evolution Trolley problems Duties Absence Relativity of well being
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Unformatted text preview: Would you push a button that would save two people in Africa by killing one? Would you push a button that would save two people in Africa by killing a person standing next to you? Lessons from moral Ψ Bias Moral claims on others Roe v. Wade Humans and persons Necessary and sufficient conditions Infanticide Criteria of personhood Warren’s argument Infanticide Potential personhood Sanctity of human life Marquis’ argument More on abortion Sancitity of human Abortion policy Homosexuality Descriptive laws of nature Unnatural as artificial, uncommon Same-sex marriage Review Short answer Medium answer Essay General arguments and views Main gist of each author and its relation to other arguments Singer v. Narveson Warren v. Marquis Concepts Look to see what was most highlighted during class...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PHI 153 taught by Professor Hiller during the Spring '08 term at Wake Forest.

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Class by class notes - Would you push a button that would save two people in Africa by killing one Would you push a button that would save two

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