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Fall 2007, Ethical Issues: Review for Exam 1 What is an argument What an argument is not 2 conditions for a good argument Moral arguments Moral claims Moral principles Identify actions from non-actional events Consequentialist criteria of rightness (conditions) The “good” (some common goods) An argument for consequentialism 5 advantages of consequentialism Rule consequentialism v. act consequentialism How do we “test” moral arguments/principles Problem of the “good” Problem of epistemology of consequences Problem of demandingness of consequentialism One thought too many Problems of justice Problems of distribution Possible responses to problems for consequentialism Reduction problem of rule consequentialism Does rule consequentialism help? Derived v. underived reasons Agent neutral v. agent relative reasons 2 realms with agent relative, underived reasons (& explain) Prima Facie duties
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PHI 2630 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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