Phil 104-8-28-12

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Unformatted text preview: ogram of training proper for orators, first set forth in De Oratore (Of the Orator) in 55 bce. In the early Middle Ages the Church Fathers, including St. Augus*ne, himself a rhetorician, adapted paideia and humanitas—or the bonae (“good”), or liberales (“liberal”), arts, as they were also called—to a program of basic Chris*an educa*on; mathema*cs, linguis*c and philological studies, and some history, philosophy, and science were included. The DEC B •  PHI 104 ­ B: Moral Reasoning (II) •  An introduc*on to philosophy through inquiry into the forma*on, jus*fica*on, and evalua*on of moral judgments. Students are introduced to the major theories and problems of ethics, such as u*litarianism, Kant's categorical impera*ve, ethical rela*vism, egoism, and classical concep*ons of the good and virtue. Against this background students engage in discussions of contemporary moral issues. •  3 credits Phil 104.01 Introduc*on...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2013 for the course PHI 104 taught by Professor Roberteason during the Spring '07 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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