LECTURE 3_29_2010

LECTURE 3_29_2010 - Introduction to Ethics PH150 March 29...

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Introduction to Ethics - PH150 March 29 Professor Aaron Garrett Teaching Fellows Colin Cmiel Stacey Goguen Yoni Porat Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789) “Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure … They govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and conFrm it,” (I.1). Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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Justifcations For punishment 1. Utilitarian 2. Retributivist 3. Rehabilitative Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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Cases Unmeet for punishment “1. Where it is groundless: where there is no mischief for it to prevent; the act not being mischievous upon the whole. 2. Where it must be inefFcacious: where it cannot act so as to prevent the mischief. 3. Where it is unproFtable, or too expensive: where the mischief it would produce would be greater than what it prevented. 4. Where it is needless: where the mischief may be prevented, or cease of itself, without it: that is, at a cheaper rate,” (XIII.1).” Tuesday, April 6, 2010
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