What is piety?
o Socrates searching for this answer (he asks Euthyphro)
Socaretes searching for a single model or standard he can look to in order to
determine which acts and persons are pious, one that gives clear, unconflicting, and
The branch of philosophy
that critically evaluates
the nature, methodology,
limitation, and origin of
Explicit vs. Implicit
The knower is aware of the
relevant state of knowledge.
Knowledge that is hid
Type 1 Reasoning Error:
Believing a Falsehood
Type 2 Reasoning Error:
Rejecting a Truth
Two Major Groups of
I. Fallacies in
Supporting a Claim.
II. Fallacies of Criticism
I. Fallacies in
Introduction to Ethics
Section 1: History of Ethics
Socrates and Ethics
Not concerned with nature
Not concerned with metaphysics
Concerned primarily with man
Ethical knowledge begins with Know
Leads to Ethical reflection, criticism and
Section 2: Ethical Theory
Advocate: Immanuel Kant
Writing: Critique of Practical Reason
Does not emphasize consequences
We are not in control of consequences
To focus on consequences is to use others
According to Socrates, if we know what is good we should do just that. Socratic ethics
states that the "good consequences of being moral are not what make an action
good" but that the consequences are just results of the actions that are already good
Meno discusses on many subjects including politics, virtue and philosophical techniques (D.) The key point of
discussion is whether integrity can be tutored and if sophists apply for their 'teaching jobs'. Anytus supp
People put meanings to signs and respond depending on subjective communications.
Many young people spend a lot of time on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. While
functionalist might be concerned by the
1. At the end of the M eno (around 100b) Socrates says that if Meno can convince Anytus of the
things they have concluded in the dialogue he will provide a benefit to the Athenians. Given
the background of the Apology
what do you think Socrates means by t
Chapter 4: Painting
Select the letter of the choice that BEST answers the question:
Which of the following is pigment bound by egg yolk?
Which of the following media produces the greatest range, ri
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Instructor: Nathan Poage
Socrates account of piety
In the Euthyphro, Socrates does not destroy the accounts offered by Euthyphro regarding pity,
but rather shows his diss
Being a Critic of the Arts
After studying this chapter, students should be able to explain
The relationship between criticism and the participative experience.
Here is an outline for how to approach the primary document analysis essay.
Choose a title for your essay that suggests your argument, or at least your subject.
Brief overview of the contents of the source (ONLY SUMMARY NECESSARY!)
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Chapter 5: Sculpture
Times Square Sky is generally classified as which of the following?
Which of the following is an example of environmental sculpture
Students Name: Thang Tran
Instructors Name: D. Poston
Course: PHIl 1301
Descartes meditates on whether some things exists or is it just a dream, or some things
are non-existent. He explains that unlike things like arithmetic where a
Philosophy 1301: Introduction to Philosophy
Instructor: Jay Arnold
About the Course
This course will examine numerous philosophical theories from diverse philosophical traditions,
including but not limited to: Socrates, Plato, A
The Apology is an account of Socrates defense against indictments brought
upon him by many enemies. He had been accused of corrupting the youth as well as
introducing new divinities while not believing in the gods of the state. They believed
his actions t
Absolutism- The belief that there is one and only one truth;
those who espouse absolutism usually also believe that
they know what this absolute truth is. In ethics,
absolutism is usually contrasted to relativism.
Agnosticism. The conviction that one simp
BASIC WRITING ELEMENTS QUIZ Name: Raquel Fred
DIRECTIONS: ANSWER THE FOLLOWING in Word and
PASTE into ANSWER BY Sunday, 11:55 p.m.
1) Where is the main idea in this argument scheme?
The main idea is found in the conclus
Raquel N. Fred
Psychology is DESCRIPTIVE it tells how we
1. Ethics is perscriptive it tells how we
2. Define DETERMINISM. Determinism is the
school of thought that says human
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Immanuel Kant: Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals
Summary Dialogue by Micah Tillman1
1 (Ak. 393, 1)
Tedrick: Hey Kant!
Tedrick: Is anything good?
Had a bad day, huh?
Tedrick: Not really. Its more a detached,
Why Abortion is Immoral
1. A sketch of standard anti-abortion and pro-choice
arguments exhibits how those arguments possess certain
symmetries that explain why partisans of those positions
are so convinced of the correctness of their own positions,
REVIEW ESSAY: HUMANRIGHTSIN
Richard Ashby Wilson (ed) Human Rights in the 'War on Terror' (Cambridge University Press,
Cambridge, 2005) (347pages).
There are no universal truths in ethics. Morality judgments only reflect
the view of the individual.
(This is not the same as relativism.)
Claims: Individuals disagree about moral truths.
Even within the same culture, there wil
The Good Will and
Context for Kant
Groundwork for Metaphysics
of Morals- 1785- after
American Revolution and
Before French- rights
Morality is about respect for
Informs contemporary thought
Jeremy Bentham 1748 1832
Principles of Moral Legislation
2 Masters: Pleasure and Pain
We seek to feel pleasure and
A claim about psychology.
Hedonism: what is of value is
pleasure and what is of disvalue i