LECTURE 2_24_2010

LECTURE 2_24_2010 - Introduction to Ethics PH150 February...

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Introduction to Ethics - PH150 February 24 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Friday, February 26, 2010
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According to Aristotle, shame 1. Would probably be a virtue in you. 2. Wouldn’t be a virtue in your parents. 2 Friday, February 26, 2010
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Three motivations for Kant The independence of duty from empirical constraints. The independence of the Right from Happiness or Good. Trying to draw out our intuitive sense of moral duty as a central feature of our general picture of morality. Friday, February 26, 2010
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The Centrality of the Good Will Neither the virtues, nor natural talents, nor gifts of fortune, nor even happiness qualiFes as good in and of itself. “they can also be extremely bad and hurtful when the will is not good” (GMM , 61). Friday, February 26, 2010
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Good in Itself “A good will is not good because of what it effects or accomplishes -- because of its Ftness for attaining some proposed end: it is good through its willing alone --- that is, good in itself. Considered
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