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Lecture 2: Realism in International Ethics I INTA 2030: Ethics and International Affairs 01/21/2011
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Rachels’ Minimum Conception of Morality Morality is the effort to guide conduct by reason  while giving equal weight to the interests of each  individual who will be affected
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Rachel’s Good Moral Argument  The conscientious moral agent is someone who acts  with impartial concern for the interests of everyone  affected Sifts facts and examines implications Scrutinizes principles of conduct for their soundness Is willing to listen to reason even if this means revising  prior convictions Is willing to act on the results of such deliberation
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A quick Detour… Class Attendance Policies Attendance TA: Andy Mack Contact:   AMack@gatech.edu  
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Carr’s Vision of Morality  Utopia is a tool of vested interests The student of international morality should take on  the role of scientist over missionary There should be no confusion over whether  international morality is about the morality of states  or the morality of individuals
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International Morality for E.H. Carr
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course INTA 2030 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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