PHI 102 first writing assignment guidelines(1)

PHI 102 first writing assignment guidelines(1) - Professor...

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Professor Dwayne Tunstall Winter 2011 PHI 102-01: Ethics Writing Guidelines for First Paper Assignment Assignment Requirements : The first paper must be at least 750 words in length and no more than 1500 words in length. This paper must be double spaced and typed in 12-point Times New Roman or similar font (e.g., Arial). The bibliography and, if applicable, the title page are excluded from the page length requirements. The first paper assignment is due no later than 11:59 PM, Friday, February 25, 2011. Please select from one of the topics listed below. 1. Is Philip Quinn’s divine command theory a viable ethical theory? (Note well: When answering this question, explain Quinn’s version of divine command theory and introduce the reader to Quinn’s reply to the Euthyphro Objection.) 2. What is ethical egoism? How is ethical egoism different than psychological egoism? (Note well: When answering this question, please explain how someone could be an ethical egoist and not be a psychological egoist and vice versa. Moreover, it might help if you explained the difference between descriptive ethics and normative ethics.) Is ethical egoism an adequate normative ethical theory?
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