STUDY QUESTIONS 8
Mill, Utilitarianism, Chapter 5
1. How do we begin to find the common attributes of a variety of objects?
Through our instincts
2. What are five common opinions about what (in)justice is? [Mill speaks about defining
STUDY QUESTIONS 12
Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail
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STUDY QUESTIONS 9
Peter Singer, Famine, Affluence, and Morality
Philosophy and Public Affairs, vol. 1, no. 1 (Spring 1972), pp. 229-243 [revised edition]
1. With what assumption does Singers argument begin?
STUDY QUESTIONS 3
Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book 2
Questions (Question numbers correspond to book chapters.)
1. a) What are the two kinds of virtue, and how do we acquire each kind?
-intellectual and moral, intellectual virtue in the main owes both i
STUDY QUESTIONS 2
Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book 1, Chapters 1-5, 7-10, 13
Questions (NOTE: Question numbers correspond to book chapters. You do not need to read
chapters 6, 11, and 12.)
1. What does every action aim at?
2. Why must there b
STUDY QUESTIONS 10
Plato, Crito [Available via NetLibrary]
NOTES: This dialogue between Socrates and his wealthy friend Crito takes place in
an Athenian prison. Socrates has recently been sentenced to execution by suicide (i.e.
drinking poisonous hemlock)
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Philosophy of Good Will
Aristotle Vs. Kant
There is a fundamental difference between Aristotle and Kant, a difference that rests in
the core of their philosophies. Aristotles consequentialist base leads him to b
STUDY QUESTIONS 6
Mill, Utilitarianism, Chapters 1 & 2
1. What question from the dawn of philosophy been accounted the main problem in
The summun bonum or also known as concerning the foundation of morality
2. What must be