LECTURE 1_20_2010

LECTURE 1_20_2010 - Introduction to Ethics- PH150 January...

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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Ethics- PH150 January 20 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Friday, January 22, 2010 Last two classes Basic outline Different areas of ethics Normative and descriptive Friday, January 22, 2010 Open question argument (Moore) Kindness is good (normative/evaluative) Kindness is a complex neural process (or an evolutionary story) (descriptive) Moore thinks this demonstrates the naturalistic fallacy, i.e. that a normative or evaluative proposition can be reduced to scientiFc, descriptive language. Friday, January 22, 2010 Friday, January 22, 2010 Cultural Moral Relativism Moral relativists hold that morality and moral norms are beliefs and practices relative to a culture, society, groups, or even individuals. This is different from being a 1) moral skeptic or 2) an immoralist or 3) an amoralist. We are primarily interested in cultural (moral) relativism....
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LECTURE 1_20_2010 - Introduction to Ethics- PH150 January...

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