Monday, September 9, 2013

Writing Assignment for Monday

New writing assignment, due Monday 9/16.

How do the different moral theories in the Rachels chapter (“A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy”) (online on the blog) explain why the wrong actions (as a group, that we developed in class) below are wrong and the not wrong actions are not wrong? Write a short essay (3-4 pages) that explains each theory’s answer(s), starting with the theories at the end and working towards the theories at the beginning. Also briefly discuss the African moral theories.

Your paper will likely have main claims like this: "According to this theory…. , these actions are wrong because …."

Due Monday 9/16.

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