Minimum 250 words- Drop in Weekly Assignment DropBox (Maximum 30% originality)(See Guidelines)March 5th by 10:55pm post on BlackboardRead:Shafer: Chapter 17 – Virtue Ethics, Chapter 18 - Feminist EthicsPowerpoint- VirtueBook Assignment Ideas: (Use one or multiple)What is a virtue? How are virtues acquired? Do you agree with Aristotle's claim that virtue is essential to the good life? Why or why not? How do we come to have moral knowledge, according to virtue ethics? In what way does this account of moral knowledge differ from the accounts given by previous theories? Which do you think is better, and why?In what ways have Western philosophers traditionally marginalized and shown disrespect for women? How does feminist ethics seek to address this problem? What are some of the distinctive experiences of women, and how have feminist ethicists suggested that these should inform our moral theorizing?Do you think they are correct in thinking this?8
Minimum 250 words- Drop in Weekly Assignment DropBox (Maximum 30% originality)(See Guidelines)March 9th by 10:55pm post on BlackboardVideo Clip:.#10 GMOVideo Assignment Ideas:Possible points to discuss. (Use one or multiple)What about Monsanto hiring a PR firm? Brazil? Paraguay? Effect of Roundup on people and/or animals? What is the objective of Monsanto? Is Monsanto helping these people feed themselves? What about the effect of people migrating to the cities? Is it ethical for Monsanto to make a Billion dollars in profits?Minimum 250 words- Drop in Weekly Assignment DropBox (Maximum 30% originality)(See Guidelines)March 12th by 10:55pm post on BlackboardRead:Shafer:Chapter 19 – Ethical RelativismChapter 20 – Moral NihilismChapter 21 – Ten Arguments against Moral Objectivity No Assignmenton Ch. 19, 20 and 21. However you can use this information in any of your discussions or papers.Paper:See List of Films for Paper Topics in Assignments-Papers March 19th by 10:55 pm Paper DueGrading92.5-100A90-92.5A-87.5 B+82.5-87.5B80-82.5B-77.5-80C+72.5-77.5C70-72.5C-67.5-70D+62.5-67.5D60-62.5D-Video Clip Papers– 3 @ 50 each150 points(see rubric)Video Weekly Assignments8 @ 10 points each80 points(see rubric)Book Weekly Assignments 8 @ 10 points each80 points(see rubric)9
Total Points 310 pointsPaper - Writing Guidelines- See Rubric on left Tab in Bb You are required to turn in your papers on the date listed in the syllabus in the dated Drop Box. You will be able to see your percentage of plagiarism (same as originality score). If you submit early and it is over 30% you may resubmit your paper in the same box by the original due date (you will only have two total submissions per paper). VERY Important---- If you are over 30% but it is mainly quotes I will allow over 30% originality.Plagiarism will be penalized with a 0 on the paper. Plagiarism includes copying and pasting from another source, yourself or student paper as well as turning in another student's paper that has been turned in before. This is why you need to review the APA book so that you cite correctly. You will be turning in your papers through turnitin.com if you are over 30% it is likely that you have plagiarized.
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