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Contemporary Moral Problems Review for First Exam Logic Validity Soundness Cultural Relativism Cultural Differences argument Problem with this argument Three consequences of CR Divine Command Theory Euthyphro’s dilemma Objections Ethical Egoism Psychological Egoism Common-sense morality Altruism Two arguments for Ethical Egoism Rachels’ argument against Ethical Egoism Good Happiness (Eudaimonia) Four Characterisics Virtue of Thought Virtue of Character How it is acquired Doctrine of the Mean examples of virtues 3 features of the virtuous state Friendship 3 kinds Requirements for friendship based upon virtue Utilitarianism Consequentialism Jeremy Bentham ‘Good’ ‘Bad’ Quantitative View of Happiness
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Unformatted text preview: • John Stuart Mill • Principle of Utility • Qualitative View of Happiness • ‘Higher-quality’ pleasures • ‘Lower-quality’ pleasures • Empirical Quality Test • Dignity • Principle of Impartiality • Greatest Happiness Principle • Justice & utility • Experience machine & what it’s meant to show Kant • Deontology • The Good Will • Done from duty VS. conforming to duty • Maxim • Imperatives • Hypothetical • Categorical • The Categorical Imperative • First formulation (‘Universalizability’) • The essence of immorality • Second formulation (‘Humanity’) • Dignity • Korsgaard • Third formulation (‘Autonomy’) • Autonomy • Heteronomy • Perfect and imperfect duties...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 1318 taught by Professor None during the Spring '08 term at SMU.

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