Contemporary Moral IssuesExam #1
What are the major parts of philosophy?
Epistemology, Methaphysics, Ethics
What are the major divisions of ethics?
Meta-ethics, normative, applied
What are the two
Contemporary Moral IssuesExam #2
What are the different kinds of abortion?
Induced abortion- medically removing baby; intentional or on purpose
Spontaneous abortion- unintentional; such as miscarriage
What is con
Contemporary Moral IssuesFinal Exam
(These are study questions for half of the points on the exam. The other half of the
points on the exam will come from questions that were on the previous two exams)
. Explore the connection between social anxiety and excessive perspiration.
My name is Duncan Merriweather and I choose to talk about #2, the connection between
social anxiety and excessive perspiration. Social anxiety disorder, also called social phobia,
Use them as end in itself but never as a means only.
By Kantcalled the formula of humanity or categorical imperative.always act so as to treat
humanity , whether in your own person or that of another, always as an end in itself
Means- treating someone els
Reimans critique of C> P
A. lex talionis
B. notion of civilization
1. Reducing our tolerance of cruelty
2. What does this do?
Ii hook on capital punishment
Sentimentality & vindictiveness
1. Against sentimentality
A. critique of de
Contemporary moral issues:
Religion is based on moralityjust because many people have different reliions, but if there is a religious
base on morality, is that objective?
Religious pluralism needs other considerations
True based on how they line up with t
The principal of impartially states that persons should be treated the same way unless there is a relevant
difference between them. If there is no relevant difference, then one cannot justify treating them
differently. Treating them differently
Study of nature of morality (right and wrong)
What people think is right and wrong, surveys. What
proportion think abortion is okay.
Inequality that is wrong