Thursday, August 30, 2012

Reminder of the first assignments:

Reminder of first assignments:

For next Monday (8/27); WE HAVE DONE THIS
o   Rachels, The Right Thing to Do (RTD: Ch. 2, “Some Basic Points About Arguments,” available here for students who don’t yet have the books:
Handouts on Overview of Logic & Arguments
· Overview of Basic Moral Evaluations: Morally Permissible, Obligatory, Impermissible/Wrong
o See pp. 3, 5-8; also discusses logic and moral theories:\
For Friday (8/31):
o   Rachels, The Right Thing to Do: Ch.1 “A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy,” available here for students don’t yet have the books:  
Please focus on the second half of the article, which discusses moral theories that are arguably more likely to be true.
For Wednesday (1/25) Ch. 1, "What is Morality?" (Elements of Moral Philosophy, EMP):
Writing assignment 1: very detailed summary of this chapter, covering every section.  
This needs to be submitted in hardcopy in class (at the time class starts) and via, according to the directions on the syllabus.

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