3 June 2008-Ethics

3 June 2008-Ethics - 3June2008 PHIL1105 Dr.WilliamSmith,[email protected] OH,2:103:00,FH312 SyllabusNotes , Twoexamsmakeupgrade:Midterm(40,Final(60

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Unformatted text preview: 3June2008 PHIL1105 Dr.WilliamSmith,[email protected] OH,2:103:00,FH312 SyllabusNotes: 2ndtextlistedwillnotberequired,asthecourseisonlyfiveweeksinlength Twoexamsmakeupgrade:Midterm(40%),Final(60%). MidtermwillencompassSectionI.Finalwillbethebalance. Incompletesonlyinmedicalemergencies;mustbefiledfor. Classeswillgenerallyrun11:2012:20,break12:2012:35,12:351:20,break1:20 1:30,1:302:10 Handout:The"Story"ofPhilosophy Reviewofbasicphilosophicalfigures,schoolsofthehandout Thoughtsformidterm:Know`whatisnaturallaw?',Aquinas'sandCicero's viewsofnaturallaw;consequentialism,utilitarianism,andpragmatism; Bentham,Dewey,etc. Philosophyis ThestudyofallReality,Existence,andBeing Inthelightofultimatecausesand Usinghumanreasonalone Isethicsascience?Istheology? Sciencerequiressubjectmatterandmethodology. Theology:subjectmatter:afterlife,salvation,God(behaviorvav.Law); methodology:faith,authority(bible,church) Philosophy:subjectmatter:Reality,Existance,Being;methodology:reason, argumentation TheViennaCircle ForThursday:"SirhanSirhanshotBobbyKennedy"isafactstatement.Proveit.Is "SirhanSirhanshouldnothaveshotBobbyKennedy"adifferentkindofstatement? Readp.14 MoritzSchlick,RudolphCarnap,PhilipFrank,AJAyer,LWittgenstein WorkedpredominantlyVerfiability,Falsification,andNonsense Postulatedthatphilosophyhasmadenoprogress,ethicsnotascience ...
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