Professor William Lauinger, Ph.D.
Topic #4 (Singer): Singers article on famine relief raises various questions about
beneficence, that is, various questions about how much we should be giving of ourselves to
the poor and society in gener
CORE VALUES WHAT MATTERS MOST!
People are our strength.
Our customer is the sole purpose of our
Quality is our number one priority.
Continuous improvement is our standard.
Strive to learn
Volkswagen Consultant Speech
As the second-largest automobile maker in the world after Toyota, Volkswagen has
achieved unparalleled influence around the globe, with its headquarter in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Answer each question below with a well-crafted response - thesis, support, and conclusion. Support
means your answers refer to specific passages in the text, for example a specific line from Antigone, a
quote from Goldman, and/or other material we have di
Culver Toolbox of Skills
Combine the metaphors
The Elephant and the Rider
System 1: Automatic
THE LEADERS TRIAD OF AWARENESS- three broad
buckets (p 4)
Every leader needs to cultivate a triad of awareness an inward focus, a focus on others, and an outward focus.
(focus on others)
Which character in Antigone acts most like a jerk? Provide the criteria for jerkitude and a reference
from the play.
Creon in Antigone qualifies as a jerk the most. According to A Theory of Jerks, jerk culpably
fails to appreciate the perspectives of othe
The Focused Leader - Part 2
Goleman mentions that three distinctive" kinds of empathy.
Describe in your own words and/or images the three elements
of the empathy triad. Think about why he calls this a triad
rather than say a pyramid? Now give an example
February 5, 2013
Utilitarianism: an act is right if and only if, out of all of the available acts, it is the one that brings
about the most overall well-being. * Here overall well- being means well-being for the
world or societal well-being.
Phil Ethics: Consequentialism Part of the Course: Well-Being Notes
Consequentialism claims that an act is right if and only if, out of all of the acts available, it is the act that
brings about the most overall goodness. Here the word overall signals that
Utilitarianism: Rightness maximizing overall well being
Since mill is a hedonist about well-being, his utilitarianism says: rightness+ maximizing overall
pleasure (minimizing overall pain)
Mill calls this Principle the Greatest happiness Pr
Intro to Ethics
Midgley vs. Mackie
Universal Moral Standard
To say that there is in fact, a universal moral standard, is to say that there is almost an
unwritten code of conduct that the whole world is expected to follow and
Consequentialism: rightness= maximizing overall goodness
Utilitarianism: rightness = maximizing over all well being
Utilitarians are consequentialists who hold that overall goodness= overall well -being.
There are some consequentialists who deny that over
Kant-> late 1700s, german deontologist, stern moralist
P.2- Moral laws hold with absolute necessity ( you should not lie)
Moral lass hold for all rational beings- they lie a prior in reason
P.3 -> actions that are right nut not motivated by respe
The Trolley Problem
From a deontological perspective, it seems obvious that it is wrong for the surgeon to kill the
one, take out the organs, and use the organs to save the five; yet it seems right to turn the trolley,
which kills on and saves five. But h
Ethics paper #3
Hurtshouse and Abortion
Abortion is by far top 5 arguments in our country that has been going on for hundreds of
years. It has split a majority of our country into two different sides. These two sides of course are
Moral standing hinges on rationality, self-consciousness, and autonomy. Humans
generally have these thinks and so have moral standing. Animals do not have these things and so
do not have any moral standing in their own right. It follows that animals
Keller and Filial Duties to our Parents
Keller has a theory which discusses the relationship of children who have grown up and moved
out of the house with their parents. This is something I hadnt really put mu
This paper I am choosing to talk and discuss about topic number 5. Topic number 5 discusses the
idea and concept of deontological constraints, which is the belief that the maximization of