Unformatted text preview: society. Supererogatory- good act, more than just moral, super moral. Decide the line btwn conduct that is required and conduct that is good, but not required where the best situation results. Discusses Utilitarianism- work to limit mass suffering. Quotes Thomas Aquinas Government shouldn’t take over all charity. Its not just the government’s responsibility. Discusses the “population control” opponent. There are more orthodox ways of preventing future famine and there is little evidence on future events. Marginal utility- amount of money everyone gives. Consumer society would slow down or disappear completely which may be good because as its evaluated, its shown to have negative effects on society’s members. Current affaires do concern philosophers. But discussion is not enough, one must take their conclusions seriously hopefully, causing practice and theory to unite....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PHIL 1010 taught by Professor Hyde,jason during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.
- Fall '07