02EuthyphroBW - Philosophy 1304 Morality and Justice CRNs 94414-94425 Course Requirements Read Attend lectures No surfing the internet(Or email or

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1 Philosophy 1304 Morality and Justice CRNs: 94414-94425 Professor Steve Daskal [email protected] http://learn.vt.edu Course Requirements ¾ Read ¾ Attend lectures ¾ No surfing the internet! (Or email or IM) ¾ Attend Discussion ¾ Maintain atmosphere of respect and civility! ¾ 2 Papers (Due 10/6 and 11/17) ¾ 4-5 pages ¾ Mastery of material plus independent analysis ¾ 2 Exams (10/23 and 12/14) ¾ Closed book, closed notes ¾ Part short answer, part longer response What is Moral Philosophy? In general: “An unexamined life is not worth living.” -- Socrates, in Plato’s Apology In this course: - Abstract moral theories -- Aristotle, Kant, Bentham, etc. -Spec if icmora lprob lems -- abortion, death penalty, euthanasia, etc. Plato’s Euthyphro Stars Socrates - Lived around 400 B.C. Plato was Socrates’ student - 28 when Socrates was sentenced to death Socrates’ approach: - No claim to special knowledge or wisdom
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This note was uploaded on 08/08/2008 for the course PHIL 1304 taught by Professor Wjfitzpatrick during the Fall '05 term at Virginia Tech.

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02EuthyphroBW - Philosophy 1304 Morality and Justice CRNs 94414-94425 Course Requirements Read Attend lectures No surfing the internet(Or email or

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