While there are probably ways to safely take moral advice, simply basing your decisions on
moral testimony is not helpful. While such testimony can give you knowledge, it precludes the
acquisition of moral understanding which is necessary to
First: we exist by willing ends since it allows us to conceptualize ourselves as determinate; this
requires there be rational others. If this were not true the external world governed by laws would
causally necessitate how I act, so I could not
I affirm the resolution on balance.
I value morality.
Ontological questioning through self-referential freedom is an essential
part to morality.
Scott Webster (on the faculty of education @ Monash University) Existentialism: Provi
I affirm. Ought implies obligation so I value morality.
"Ought." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2014. <http:/www.merriamwebster.com/dictionary/ought>. used to express obligation
Egoism is always wrong and is wrong un
AT Epistemic Modesty
1. EM collapses on itselfyou wouldnt use modesty to adjudicate whether to be modest on the framework. We
would either use epistemic modesty or not, not some kind of combination of the two, as long as there is a risk of
AT Conditional Logic
1. The affirmative has a burden to prove categorically true. This is because affirm is
defined as to support or uphold the validity of; confirm NOT to partially uphold the
truth of a claim. In other words, proving that Texans are nice
20 seconds First, the definition of words is determined by how they are used words
meaning comes from how most people in society use them. Should is a word, therefore
it is also subject to majoritarian decision-making the term should has no mean
Protection v. Extraction
The Next Generation
Presume aff to counterbalance time skew, neg win percentage, and ability to tailor
advocacy on the AC. Prefer theoretical presumption since theory frames the evaluation of
Rule Following Paradox
1. The rule following paradox is self-defeating and
Tacik 14 summarizes Kant, Przemysaw. On the Kantian Answer to Kripkensteins
Rule-following Paradox. Problems of Normativity, Rules and Rule-Following Vol
Moral statements are constructed with undeniably truth functional terms. Because they ascribe moral properties to
objects, actions, and people they cannot escape their truth-value.
Judgments about what ought to be contain non-cognitive thoughts that skew our rational
process. Hart: HLA Hart http:/www.jstor.org/stable/1338225 Positivism and the Separation of Law and Morals Feb., 1958) British legal philosopher, and a
major figure in
I value morality as ought implies a moral obligation.
For an argument to work there must be a clear development of all three important parts, if my
opponent fails to provide a complete explanation of all of these parts the claims are irrelevant.
Moral agency is a prerequisite to possessing rights. Sapontzis 851 This requirement maintains that only moral agents are
entitled to moral rights. "Having a right to" something is in the same family as being able to claim something "as
I am not a Native American. As a middle-class, Asian-American high school
student, I cannot truly speak in place of the Native Americans who are the
subject of the topic. Ones perspective does not merely define where they
speak from but has a direct relat
Moral Epistemology Track
Day 1: Some theories of how we can know/justify our moral beliefs (mostly based on
Day 2: Some problems for intuitions if realism (the dominant view) is true.
Day 3: Drills
Scourge AC 1/16
I AFFIRM: STATES OUGHT NOT POSSESS NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
I AFFIRM. THE TOPIC CONCERNS IF POSSESSION, IS BETTER THAN THE LACK
THEREOF. BUT TO POSSESS IS A STATE OF AFFAIRS, SO THE RESOLUTION
ENTAILS A SHIFT FROM ONE STATE TO ANOTHER WITH NO SPEC
First, cross ex checks on all abuse for theory interpretations. The neg must read the explicit text of any
theory interp they plan to read in CX, giving the aff a chance to comply or conflict with
And, we can only follow the constitutive rules of an activity, even if they
interfere with the pragmatic or ultimate rules of the activity. NARDIN 92:
Nardin, Terry. International Ethics and International Law. Review of International Studies 18.1 (1992):
Continuous Probability Distributions
Uniform Probability Distribution
Normal Probability Distribution
Exponential Probability Distribution
f (x) Exponential
f (x) Normal
1Yes, I would report this situation to ensure the safety of not just my life but also the lives of
others that work at this company. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the
US) states, wood dust is a respiratory carcinogen and accumulat
Midterm Online Exam BSBA100c
Test I. True or False. On your answer sheet, write the letter T if the statement is correct otherwise write F.
1. The theory of mercantilism viewed international trade as a win-win game.
2. Trade deficit occurs when a nation
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MID- TERM TEST PRACTICE (S1 2016) - CLASS
1. In a two stock portfolio, if the correlation coefficient between two stocks were to
decrease over time everything else remaining constant the portfolio's risk would
PAST EXAM QUESTIONS (SET 1)
Question 1. This question has 2 parts (i and ii).
You have been given the following income statement and balance
sheet for Graham Holding Company for the years 2007 to 2010 (all
values are in millions of dollars):
Past Exam Questions SET 2
(i)You work for Largesse Lobbet, a fund management company, and have been
given the following information on expected return for two (2) securities, Hen Him
Hom Corporation (HHH) and Koh Wei Tam (KWT) Corporation:
DEMOCRATIC LIBERTY NC:
The aff tries to alleviate economic inequality where there is profound political inequality. Even if
its a good idea, the aff was illegitimately imposed by the politically powerful on the
marginalized. Moral reform can only occur by