1. What is the argument from injustice against utilitarianism? Wjat are the three
utilitarian responses we discussed?
1. The correct moral theory will never require us to commit serious
2. Utilitarianism sometimes requires us to co
Meditation Three: Concerning God, That He Exists
The first page and a half of Meditation Three is mostly just a rehearsal of the method of
doubt and the cogito. But there is one important passage in the second paragraph that has
gotten a lot of attention.
Study Questions for Lockes Essay
Book I, chs. 1-2, 4
1. What is Lockes stated purpose in the Essay?
a. to inquire into the origin, certainty, and extent of our knowledge, and, also, to
come to understand the grounds of and degrees of belief, opinion, and
Study guide for exam #2
The exam will consist of 45 T/F and MC questions.
Exam covers from the very end of natural law theory (including Corvino) through (and including) Mondays
You are responsible for all material discussed in class (even if it wa
Locke vs Leibniz on innate knowledge
Knowledge innatism argues that there is at least some innate knowledge. Exactly
what innate means in this context is disputed. But the claim is that some
knowledge is part of the mind, already in the
Study Questions for Humes An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
1. How does Hume understand the term moral philosophy?
a. The science of human nature
2. What are the two styles of philosophers that Hume describes in section 1?
a. Either a man is born
Study Questions for Leibnizs Preface to the New Essays and Monadology
Preface to the New Essays
1. To which ancient philosophers does Leibniz compare his and Lockes
a. Locke: Aristotle, Leibniz: Plato
2. What does Leibniz think about the necessity
1. What is the full title of the Meditations?
Meditations on First Philosophy In Which The Existence of God And the Distinction of the Soul from
the Body Are Demonstrated (3rd Edition)
2. To whom is the Meditations dedicated and why?
PHL 292 TEST 4:
Physician-assisted suicide (PAS): A Physicians facilitates a patient in committing suicide, usually by
providing the means of doing so. (e.g barbiturates swallowing pills on their own)
Active Voluntary (physician-performed) euthana