Wednesday, November 24, 2010

lots of stuff: abortion, poverty, animals

First, recall that you have a paper on abortion arguments due next Wed. The assignment is on the blog and was sent out via email. Here is an (old) Powerpoint you might find interesting and relevant to that:

Second, we too briefly discussed Peter Singer's argument regarding poverty. The Powerpoint on that is here:

Here is a worksheet with some objections discussed in the Powerpoint:

Second, Monday an argument for vegetarianism was presented in class. This argument is discussed in this short 3 page article online:

"Reasonable Humans and Animals," John Simmons: