According to Aquinas, what is Law?
Aquinas describes law in general as a certain rule and measure of acts whereby man in induced to act or
is restrained from acting.
What is the first principle of human acts?
The first principle of human acts is reason.
Why is Socrates at the Porch of the King Archon? What is he charged with?
Socrates is at the Porch of the King Archon because he is being prosecuted by a man named Meletus. He
accuses Socrates of corrupting Athens youth, as well of inventing new gods and
_ is a religiously based ethical theory. It holds that the Good is that which is commanded
by God. What is it?
Divine Command Theory of Ethics
According to Plato, enmity or hatred only arise when people disagree about _. The reason is that
while there is
What did the Calltians do with their dead fathers bodies?
They ate the bodies of their dead fathers
What did the Greeks do?
The greeks used cremation to dispose of the bodies
What does this story illustrate?
That different cultures have different moral co
1. According to Hume, what do all theories that affirm virtue (morality) as a conformity to reason hold in common?
That we recognize both moral good and evil by means of certain feelings, and that these feelings impose an
obligation to both humans
What is the creed which accepts as the foundation of morals utility or the greatest happiness
Actions are considered moral when they promote utility and immoral when they promote the reverse.
What does Mill mean by happiness?
Happiness as pleas
Why does Kant say that intelligence, wit, judgment, and other talents cannot be considered good?
And, why does he do the same with courage, resolution, perseverance, etc.? And, power, riches,
honor, even health? How are they connected to will?
All these t
In the summer of 2007, Steve Jobs introduced our
country to its first iPhone, fundamentally changing the
mobile industry and leading the way in technology
innovation. Apples highly anticipated 1st Generation
iPhone was the first of its kind with its consu
At Gurov and Annas first departure in Yalta, Gurov thinks that he will
move on and proceed with his normal life before he met Anna just as he did
with his previous affairs with the other woman. Gurov returns home and
slowly gets readjusted into his usual
April 15, 2017
Death with Dignity: A Hard Pill to Swallow
Benjamin Franklin once said, In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except
death and taxes. Although this statement still holds true today,
Of the following, what is true about this sentence: "Frogs have four legs."
makes sense and true
Of the following, which is true about the following sentence: "Clear your desk of all non-essential materials"?
makes sense and has no t
Guided Reading Questions #1 Platos Euthyphro
1. Why is Socrates at the Porch of the King Archon? What is he charged
-He is being prosecuted by Meletus, a young man who little is
known about and who is the deme of Pitthis.
-He is being charged with c
Guided Reading Questions: David Hume, Treatise on Human Nature, book III, part
Of Virtue and Vice in general.
Moral Distinctions not derivd from Reason.
1. According to Hume, what do all theories that affirm virtue (morality)
FINAL PRESENTATIONS-PUBLIC SPEAKING-FALL 2012
CHOICES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
1. Informative speech using visual aids
There are many kinds of visual aids. The most obvious is the object about which
you are speaking (or a model of it). Diagrams, sket
Are you a blogger? You are not supposed to be one but you must be a blog reader. Blogs are
considered to be the most effective way of sharing thoughts and knowledge base things. But
there are positive and negative sides of blogs ofcourse.
POSITIVE SIDE Bl
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guarantee as possible) that there will be no relapse into such a condition.
It is for this reason that the powers of the sovereign must, accordi
Excerpts from John Lockes Second Treatise on Civil Government
Of the State of Nature
To understand political power right, and derive it from its original, we must consider, what state all men are
naturally in, and that is, a state of perfect fr