philosophy final exam notes

philosophy final exam notes - WHEN ITS BAD TO KILL THINGS...

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WHEN IT’S BAD TO KILL THINGS Sumner 1. Typical Pro choice, Typical Pro life a. pro choice before birth = not bad b. pro life = before fertilization = not bad 2. Life and Rationality a. Rationality: worry too narrow 3. what degree is it bad to kill something a. the degree to which its inherently to kill something is proportional to the degree to which its sentient Marquis 4. when it is bad to kill something a. its wrong to the extent where it deprives one of a valuable future 5. advantage a. explains why killing is so bad b. explains why euthanasia isn’t so bad c. explains why its at least as bad to kill a baby as a human adult d. explains why its wrong to kill things that aren’t human 6. valuable future- happy or to the extent to which you will value your future a. subjects of consideration a.i. contraception/chastity a.ii. future generations a.iii. biosphere Singer 7. basic principle of equality = one should give equal consideration to the interest of all beings 8. racism – giving an equal consideration to people of a different race, sexism, speciesism 9. responses to argument a. comparing suffering between species is impossible b. what I don’t wont make a perceptible difference c. we need meat in order to be healthy d. our ancestors ate meat to its natural for us to eat meat e. other animals eat meat
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