11/17/16 Philosophy notes
How do you make ethical decisions?
-How sober I am (lol)
-Whats socially acceptable?
-What my parents will think
-What makes me feel good?
*Ethics is where we can question our morality
Ethics and Morality:
-Ethics comes f
Is Hell Dead?
Once again, bible thumpers across America have found yet another atrocity that has tied
their collective panties into a bunch. Rogue pastor Rob Bells argument about salvation and
judgment has Evangelicals in a fury-and
The Epistemology of Ignorance
This article was short, but written very well. It almost sounds as if this guy just got
bullied by some jock, thus sending him on this epistemological rant. The main point the author
is trying to get acr
For this example I figured I would look around a bit for some new fallacies, or at least, fallacies
we didnt talk about in class. I found this little cartoon and I think there are two different
fallacies represented in this picture.
Philosophy Reflection Paper #2
As the ending of this semester winds down to an end, so does the last two 100-level
classes of my undergraduate career. Elective classes are fun because you actually
have a bit of a chance to learn a li
3:30 PM class
Review Questions (Socrates)
1) Socrates identifies wisdom with virtue through the idea of ethical wisdom (being ethical
in life, and doing good as a basic principle of human activity). If man can be truthful,
Choose one philosopher we have discussed thus far in our readings and describe why you
think she or he best embodies the kind of ethic/morality needed in the world today.
This should be an in-depth look at a particular philosopher, along with a deep cogni
If the nature of man is evil, as Hsun Tzu asserts, then is non-violence (as Mohandas Gandhi calls for)
really possible? If so, how? If not, why?
Assuming that Tzu's view on man and Gandhi's opinion on non-violence were true I don't see why it
What is the moral obligation assumed by those looking to repeal Obamacare at the risk of a
(or another) government shutdown?
And what is the moral obligation assumed by those looking to uphold Obamacare at the risk
of potential significant fiscal loss?
Can there be Negritude without racism?
I definitely believe there is a battle between good and evil. I wouldn't say it was a cosmic
battle but a spiritual and terrestrial battle.
As a Christian I am a firm believer in spiritual warfare. We may not see angels and demons
battling it out but I do
what ethical considerations are at play? Does the end justify the means? Other thoughts?
First it comes to play that when Johns son is in need of a heart transplant but
is denied being put on the donor list due to the lack of funds needed for the
Why Consumers Should Choose
Fair Trade Products
December 12, 2013
Why Consumers Should Choose Fair Trade Products
To buy fair trade, or free trade? That is the question. It has been the question of many