Writing Assignment 6

Writing Assignment 6 - ought to do? (This is harder...

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Writing Assignment 6: Due at the beginning of class, Friday, November 16th. Hardin uses the metaphor of the lifeboat to describe our current, actual situation. In the first paragraph, describe what this metaphor is and how Hardin distinguishes it from the “spaceship” metaphor. In the second paragraph, assume Hardin is right and that our current situation is best described as a bunch of lifeboats. Does this purely descriptive fact have a bearing on what we morally
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Unformatted text preview: ought to do? (This is harder question than it seems. I want you to think about it. To get you started, think about whether the descriptive fact that most people don't give to famine has an influence on whether we morally ought to give to famine relief). Remember, it is a minimum requirement that you write 1 page, Times New Roman 12 pt font, 1 inch margins. You will not get full credit if you fail to meet these minimum requirements....
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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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