105Lecture%201 - Philosophy 105: Introduction to Ethics...

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Philosophy 105: Introduction to Ethics Philosophy 105: Introduction to Ethics M-W 1:00-1:50 124 Burrill M-W 1:00-1:50 124 Burrill Lecture 1: Introduction to the Course Lecture 1: Introduction to the Course January 19, 2011 January 19, 2011 Dr. Matthew Rukgaber Dr. Matthew Rukgaber Assisted by Z. Horne email: horne2@illinois.edu Section AD1, Friday 12:00-12:50 Greg Hall 217 Section AD2, Friday 1:00-1:50 Greg Hall 111 Office Hours: Tues, 3-4pm Greg Hall 400E Yirong Wang email: ywang109@illinois.edu Section AD3, Friday 11:00-11:50, Greg Hall 219 Office Hours: 1:00-2:00 pm, 400B Greg Hall
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Preparation for Friday Preparation for Friday Discussion and Monday Lecture Discussion and Monday Lecture Watch the video clip online from the movie The Box . Be prepared on Friday to introduce yourself and say what you would do and why when placed in the position of being given the choice shown in the video clip. https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/rukgaber/www/ It is an avi file called “The Box Clip.avi”, so you need a media player that will play that (you can download a free divx player at http://www.divx.com/ ) For Monday, read the first selection from Plato’s Republic , p ages 12-35 (336a line 11 to 354c line 3 [end of Book 1])
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Purchasing Requirements Purchasing Requirements I-clicker Plato’s Republic (written 380 BCE) Immanuel Kant’s Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals (written 1786 CE) John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism (written 1861-63 CE) Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s On the Social Contract (written 1762 CE) We will also be reading some work by St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274 CE) and we will be reading some of John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty , but these will be provided to you and you do not need to purchase them.
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I-clicker Basics I-clicker Basics An i>clicker remote is required for this course. You can purchase it through the bookstore. You must have an i- clicker in this class, and you must bring it and use it each day.
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How will we use the clicker? How will we use the clicker? I pose questions on the screen during lecture. You answer using your i>clicker remote. Class results are tallied. I display a graph with the class results on the screen. We discuss the questions and answers. You get points for participating
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How do you vote? How do you vote? Turn on the clicker by pressing the bottom “On/Off” button. A blue “Power” light will appear at the top of the remote.
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PHIL 105 taught by Professor Ruckgarber during the Spring '10 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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