Read: Chapter 13–14 Powerpoint in Bb – 12a Shafer-Landau book Chapter 19 Powerpoint in Bb 19a DUE: APRIL 30 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box Book #4 Discussion Ideas (may select 1 or more to respond to) : What did Hobbes mean by the state of nature? What did he imagine life would be like in such a state? How did he suggest that people could get out of such a state? Define contractarianism, and explain how contractarians seek to justify moral rules. Do you find contractarianism to be an attractive moral theory? Why or why not? Have we all consented to abide by a social contract? If so, how? If not, is this a problem for contractarianism? Defend your answer.Describe Hobbes's character of "the Fool." How does the Fool raise a problem for contractarianism? What is Hobbes's solution to this problem? Do you find it convincing? See RUBRIC and Example tabs (book discussion)(Maximum 30% similarity). The main point is to apply ethical theory. Continued… WEEK 6 (5/1/17-5/7/17)
Finish: Paper #1 DUE: MAY 7 th by 7:00 pm to the Paper Drop Box. Paper #1: A Significant Ethical Issue in… Instructions on Paper Drop Box, build on your Paper #1 Worksheet and use comments/feedback from Paper #1 worksheet. See PAPER RUBRIC (Maximum 30% similarity). The main point is to apply ethical theory. AND Read : Paarlberg book Preface & Ch. 1-3 Agricultural Ethics.pdf (Course Documents, Week 6) CAST Ag Ethics.pdf (Course Documents, Week 6) Pp 10a Ag Ethics (note this is not an ethical theory) (no assignment related to these readings) Continued…
WEEK 7 (5/8/17-5/14/17) All your weekly discussions need to bring in ethical theory while discussing the video and/or book. The main point is to apply ethical theories , NOT merely discuss the ag topic. This week you will do your first video (actually audio) discussion. Read: Pp Professional Code of Conduct (Note: Paper #2 topic is on the last slide on Pp 6a) 6 Vet Tech… and 6 Whole Foods… (Course Documents, Week 7) Paarlberg textbook Ch. 9-10 Pp 3 rd World Resources... Listen to Audio Clip “Despite Economic Gains…” Audio Clip (make sure and view Powerpoint “3 rd World Resources…” to get background on this case study): - asparagus-boom-threatening-water-table DUE: MAY 14 th by 7:00 pm Discussion Drop Box Video #1 (actually an audio) Discussion Ideas : Possible points to discuss (you can pick 1 or more). The benefits received by Peruvians. The consequences of growing asparagus. The roles or influences of consumers in the international community. The water issue. The Main Point is to apply ethical theory to the issue(s) you chose to discuss. See RUBRIC and Example tabs (this time look at video discussions) (Maximum 30% similarity). The main point is to apply ethical theory. Continued… WEEK 8 (5/15/17-5/21/17)
All your weekly discussions need to bring in ethical theory while discussing the video and/or book. The main point is to apply ethical theories , NOT merely discuss the ag topic. This week you will do 1 video discussion.
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