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TAMUCC Philosophy Courses Stefan Sencerz
Philosophy Introduction to Ethics Lecture Notes

 

Syllabus (Fall 2017)  

Homework, quick updates, etc

UPDATE #3: The second homework is due Sept 25 (M) or Sept 26 (T) (depending on when your class meets).  Extra scantrons next to my office door (FC 261). 

UPDATE #2: The first homework is due Sept 20 (W) or Sept 21 (Th) (depending on when your class meets).  Extra scantrons next to my office door (FC 261). 

UPDATE #1: The date for the test is postponed 1 week to October 02 or October 03 (depending on when your class meets). 

Lecture 1: What Is Morality? 

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  Lecture 2: The Challenge of Cultural Relativism 

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 Lecture 3: Psychological and Ethical Egoism  

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 Lecture 4: Utilitarianism 

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Lecture 5: ´╗┐Deontology, Kant, and Ethics of Respect for Persons

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Extended Examples of using ethical theories:

Euthanasia

Marijuana

Capital Punishment

Nonhuman Animals