PHIL 440

SUMMER QUARTER 2011

 

IMPORTANT WEB LINKS

PHIL 440 ELECTRONIC DROPBOX. Use this link to submit the midterm and final exam take-home essay.

 

DOCUMENTS. The underlined documents are now available. Click on a name to link to the document.

 

END OF CLASS QUESTIONS

 

MIDTERM EXAM PART II (TAKE-HOME ESSAY). DUE AT MIDNIGHT ON TUESDAY, JULY 6.

 

FINAL EXAM PART II (TAKE-HOME ESSAY). DUE AT MIDNIGHT ON FRIDAY, JULY 22.

 

Course Description

Syllabus

Reading Assignments

Handout on Reasoning

Handout on Varieties of Moral Realism and Anti-Realism

Handout on Collective Action Problems

Paper Guidelines

Handout on Cognitive Sensitivity and Motivational Responsiveness

 

Midterm Review Questions

 

Final Exam Review Questions

 

STUDY QUESTIONS

June 21: Moore and Mackie

June 22: Hume and Millgram

June 23: Williams and Korsgaard

June 24: Nagel and Hampton

June 27-28: Ruse, Sober, and Harman

June 29 30: Mill, Williams, and Hospers

July 6-8: Kant, Nozick, Gauthier, Bennett, and Scanlon

July 11-12: Gilligan, Baier, and Friedman

July 13-14: Aristotle, MacIntyre, and Schaller

July 15, 18: Williams, Dworkin, and Talbott

 

TRANSPARENCIES

June 20: Introduction

June 21-24: Normative Realism and Anti-Realism

June 27-28: Evolution and Ethics

June 29-30: Utilitarianism

July 6-8: Kantian Moral Theory

July 11-12: Care Ethics

July 13-14: Virtue Ethics

July 15, 18: Moral Objectivity and Moral Universality

July 19: Conclusion

 

 

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