We take actions for a purpose, and have those purposes because of higher
purposes, but the justification for action must end somewhere, with self-evidence
purposes. These are basic goods. Grisez:
Germain Grisez, Joseph Boyle, and John Finnis, Practical Pr
Kantianism is the best method to reject oppression.
1. oppression is just coercion-your framework begs the question of what kind of
coercion we reject. Only Im contextualizing this with substantive justifications. This
outweighs: A. stre
Normative rules can only guide action if applied to like situations consistently,
since this establishes a connection between moral categories, i.e. shooting
someone at gunpoint is different than homicide. But we cant only care about
categories, since we
The role of the ballot and judge is to reject capitalism and reclaim higher education.
1. Challenging class focus must come first - cap has infected institutions and status quo
modes of other forms of oppression think private prisons for racist enforcemen
Ethics must justify an action theory, or a way to understand action coherently. Action
and ethics can only be conceived in terms of what makes it good for the agent, as the
only thing that distinguishes action from causal influences is an account of what
Militarism promotes multiple forms of violence domestically and abroad.
Giroux 15 Henry (Distinguished Visiting Professorship at Ryerson University) Americas Addiction to Violence Counterpunch December
25th 2015 http:/www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/25/ameri
The standard is challenging oppression towards indigenous communities.
There are three reasons.
First, we need to interrogate the nature of society and challenge the relations between
the colonized and the colonizer. Dei:
The Value is government legitimacy because the goal of any
government must be to maintain power and the support of its
populace. Minimally a legal structure that encourages more violence is
antithetical to principles of rule of law and requires re
I value MORALITY, [defined as The quality of an action which renders it good; the conformity of an act to the
accepted standard of right1,] because ought implies a moral obligation.2
Even if people are rationally ends in themselves, morality demands we mi
Deontological principles of rights should be considered first other interpretations are
assigned no moral value if conflicting with the principles of rights because viewing the
debate from a deontological perspective is the onl