PHILOSOPHY 61 1st Paper Assignment

PHILOSOPHY 61 1st Paper Assignment - PHILOSOPHY 61: MORAL...

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PHILOSOPHY 61: MORAL ISSUES Due Date for first paper : Wednesday, 3/17/10, in class. I will not accept late papers unless you have an excused absence (arranged in advance). Papers should be at least 3 pages, and not more than 4 pages in length. Print on each side of one sheet of paper. The grading criteria and style requirements are on the course website and will be used to assess your papers. DIRECTIONS : Answer the following two questions. (NOTE: Below is a list of essential things that you should know about with respect to each ethical theory. The list is designed to help guide you when you answer each question.) 1. EVALUATING ETHICAL THEORIES: Compare and contrast any two of the three ethical theories that we’ve critically examined in class. First, you will need to explain how each theory establishes a criterion of right and wrong. Be sure to provide concrete examples to illustrate each normative theory’s approach to morality. Second, you will need to argue which theory you think is the more promising moral theory. In order to do this, you will need to (a) give good reasons (at least two) to support your view (for e.g., what are some reasons to be in favor of the more promising ethical theory?), and (b) give
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