Writing Assignment 2
The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States bars unlawful searches
and seizures. Today, searches done without a warrant are unconstitutional and not allowed,
these warrants can also only be issued if
1. What is lacking in the Abolitionists arguments? The reality of the
2. Most straightforward argument for death penalty (with
supportive data): (187) It saves innocent lives by protecting
murderers from killing again. (188) Those previ
Recall the three parts of the triad (discussed in class): Ground, principles, and practices
Authoritative source, brings up the question of, who created God? God would be
considered the ground. From the ground comes principles. Principles ref
Differences between revenge and retribution
Retribution is done for a wrong (in law)
Breaking the laws that society deems correct or not correct.
ex. Putting someone in jail for committing a crime that is fair for the crime they
Sartre: freedom as the highest principle
Existentialism god is dead. There was never a literal god. God served a function, that
function is dying. It is the province of individuals. God is not the author of out principles.
What hasnt died is huma
1. The Minimal Invasion Principle
State must engage in the least restrictive means to achieve purpose. Least
restrictive to citizens rights. Must not violate someone's rights
execution is not needed to achieve this end.
State determines the means to fulfi
Recall the three parts of the triad:
The Jewish Ground? Its Nature?
The real innovation of monotheistic religions:
According to Christians, what is the only way by which people can be moral?
Atman/Brahman are one:
Chapter 1 ETHICS Quiz
2 out of 2 points
Aristotle argued that;
Correct Answer: Being moral has to do with the function of a human being.
Individual morality refers to individuals in relation to themselves and to an individual code
Chapter 2 Ethics Quiz
Jesse Kalins universal ethical egoism in the example given in text about John and
Tom illustrates, that we have an ethical theory that has to be a secret one, other wise
it will, by being stated, violate its own major tene
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STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST 1Introduction to Philosophy
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