PHIL231-SP10 - Wk6 Study Questions

PHIL231-SP10 - Wk6 Study Questions - Philosophy 231 Name:...

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Unformatted text preview: Philosophy 231 Name: Instructor: D. Kenneth Brown page 1 of 12 STUDY QUESTIONS 6: NIETZSCHE'S BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL PARTS 1-5 Due in class Wednesday, May 26, (may be submitted for partial credit no later than June 11, the Final Exam session) Answer the questions as your read the text in preparation for class. Bring your answers to class each day ready to modify your initial answers in reference to class discussions. Be ready to ask about any of the questions you have difficulty answering, or to raise other questions inspired by your preparations for class. Bring a hard copy of your answers to class on the due date listed above to receive credit for your work. Late study questions may be submitted for partial credit until the second date listed above. This set of study questions will be worth a maximum of 3 points, scored according to the following criteria (see the syllabus for more information about study questions): (a) Properly submitting your packet of study questions in person and in class on the day they are due earns one point. (b) Properly citing the page numbers in the texts that are relevant to each of the questions earns one point. (c) Thoughtfully addressing at least 90% of the questions in the packet of study questions earns one point. (d) Failing to collect your packet of study questions in class on the first day that I return them to the class loses one point. Friedrich Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil Among Friedrich Nietzsche's many targets in Beyond Good and Evil are the moral philosophers who rest their views on fundamental conceptions of the nature of reality. Plato and various German philosophers are the chief targets of this attack, but Socrates, Stoics and Utilitarians also number among Nietzsche's enemies on that count. Since Nietzsche rejects moral philosophy that rests both on the assumption of equality and pushes for broadly universal moral principles, Utililitarians get swept up along on the former count, and all the moral philosophers we've read are targets for the second attack. Note that Nietzsche will likely make some claims to shock and provoke his audience, especially concerning religion and women. Also Nietzsche will likely make some claims to shock and provoke his audience, especially concerning religion and women....
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PHIL231-SP10 - Wk6 Study Questions - Philosophy 231 Name:...

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