Friday, August 30, 2013

Read for Wednesday, 9/4:
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: http://aphilosopher.googlepages.com/rachels-intro-to-ethics.pdf Focus on the second half of the chapter, on utilitarianism and Kant's ethics. 


Please also read the last Pence chapter on moral theories.
After this, we will briefly review the chapters in Rachels on utilitarian and Kantian moral theory in greater detail, discuss John Rawls’s moral theory, an African ethical theory [ some writings from http://philpapers.org/s/Thaddeus%20Metz  

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