15 April 2016
Is the death penalty justified?
Retributive justice can best be simplified as a way to punish criminals for actions taken in the same
way they committed them. For example, if someone wrongfully and pur
15 April 2016
Medical Research Justifies Animal Testing Not Makeup
Not kind or gentle to people or animals, this is the definition of inhumane from
merriam-webster.com. If we are to treat animals in the same
20 March 2016
Week 2: Writing Assignment
A fifteen-year-old boy in the state of Oregon does not feel as if he is supposed to like
girls or even be a boy at all. This young man decides to take care of this problem by
3 April 2016
Week 4: Writing Assignment
Explain what C. S. Lewis means by the humanitarian theory of punishment, and explain
his arguments against the humanitarian theory. Is he right in criticizing it, or is it the
26 September 2015
Research Question Proposal
What are the tools needed to start a second career after retiring from the military?
I chose to change my topic question over the last few weeks, because I felt it needed some tweaking.
I. Aristotles Ethics
A. Aristotles moral philosophy is found in the
B. Not a radically new ethical theorywe have
many examples of good people and we have a
basic idea of what it is to be good.
C. Aristotles is a common-sense moral
Noonans anti-abortion argument
The pro-life position does not depend on
religious concepts of ensoulment.
If personhood doesnt begin at conception,
then where does it begin?
Viability? If that were the case, then
personhood would vary from rac
Are moral values objective
In a number of blog entries, I have discussed
the question of whether or not moral values
What does the idea mean?
On my blog e
Born this way?
Sexual Orientation and the choice thesis
What I mean by the choice thesis
By the choice thesis I mean the claim that sexual orientation is
chosen, that someone can make a choice which results in their being
gay or not gay.
The choice thesi