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IAH 206 Self, Society, and Technology Ferkany SS08 Exam 2 Review Guide and Essay Questions Help for the Exam Part I. Be prepared to answer definition, multiple choice, or true false questions about: a. More’s Utopia 1. The derivation and meaning of the word ‘utopia’ – Lesson 8 More, slide 5 + 2/15 Transparencies (discussion section). 2. The utopian ideal of the good life Lesson 8 More, slide 7 + Lesson 9 More, slide 3, 6, 3. Utilitarianism and its relationship to hedonism – Utilitarianism: T ransparencies 2/29 (discussion section) + b. Singer and CAFOs 1. What CAFOs are 2. The ethical problems surrounding CAFOs Transparencies 2/29 (discussion section). Lecture 10, 1 st Page 3. Singer’s sentientist/utilitarian animal rights view, what it says about ‘lifeboat’ situations Transparencies 2/29 (discussion section). Lecture 10, 1 st Page 4. The meaning of Singer’s claim that all animals are equal Lecture 10, 1 st Page, point nr 1. c. Brave New World 1. The plot, major characters, and themes, as well as about the author and the social and scientific background in which the book was written Lesson 11 Brave New World slide 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 2. Social stability and the role of genetic engineering and psychopharmacology Lesson 11 Brave New World slide 9, 10 3. The World State’s ideal of progress and the good life Lesson 12 Brave New World slide 3 to 7, slide 10 4. Enlightenment versus technocratic conceptions of progress Lesson 12 Brave New World, slide7, 10 d. Psychopharmacology and enhancement 1. The distinction between enhancement and non-enhancement Lesson 13 psychopharmacology, slide 3, 4 2. Prozac, SSRI’s, and enhancement Lesson 13 psychopharmacology, slide 3, 7, 8, 9 3. Authenticity and its value Lesson 13 psychopharmacology, slide 9 4. Causal determinism, freedom of the will, and second-order desire Lesson 13 psychopharmacology, slide 13 5. SSRI’s and authenticity Lesson 13 psychopharmacology, slide 14, 15, 16 6. Enhancements and social inequality Lesson 13 psychopharmacology, slide 16 e. Genetic Engineering 1. The basic science of genetic engineering Lecture 15 Genetic Engineering, slide 4 to 7 2. The difference between somatic and germline genetic therapy Lecture 15 Genetic Engineering, slide 7
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IAH 206 Self, Society, and Technology Ferkany SS08 Exam 2 Review Guide and Essay Questions 3. Eugenics and its history Lecture 15 Genetic Engineering, slides 9 - 16 4. Common arguments against genetic engineering Lecture 15 Genetic Engineering, slide 18
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