PHIL 440:  ETHICS

 

IMPORTANT WEB LINKS

 

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

 

END OF CLASS QUESTIONS

 

Department of Philosophy Information for Students 

 

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

 Paper #1

Midterm Review Questions

 Paper #2

Final Exam Review Questions

 

STUDY QUESTIONS AND TRANSPARENCIES

Week #1 (Sept. 25-27):  Introduction and the Beginning of Meta-Ethics

Transparencies

Study Questions

Week #2 (Oct. 2-4):  Varieties of Normative Anti-Realism

Transparencies

Study Questions

Week #3 (Oct. 9-11):  Varieties of Normative Realism

Transparencies

Study Questions

Week #4 (Oct. 16-18):  Evolution and Ethics

Transparencies

Study Questions

Week #5 (Oct. 23-25):  Midterm Week

No readings or transparencies.

Week #6 (Oct. 30 Nov. 1):  Utilitarianism

Transparencies

Study Questions

Week #7 (Nov. 6-8):  Kantian Moral Theory

Transparencies

Study Questions

Week #8 (Nov.13-15): The Ethics of Care

Transparencies

Study Questions

Week #9 (Nov. 20-22):  Virtue Ethics

Transparencies

Study Questions

Weeks #10-11 (Nov. 27 and Dec. 4-6):  Objectivity in Ethics

Transparencies

Study Questions

 

 

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