Argument and Ethics
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Syllabus and Rubrics






Note: One class discussion grade will be given at the mid-term and the final terms of each semester (200 points total). Students will regularly be given feedback about their class participation.




Textbooks
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Everyday Morality (EM)

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Contemporary Moral Problems (CMP)



Websites

BBC Introducing Ethics Website




Homework/Reading Assignments
Homework and Assignments are also posted on RenWeb

Monday (regular)
Tuesday (regular)
Wednesday (no class)
Thursday (long class)
Friday (regular)
April 7

Virtue Ethics
EM 35-41
April 8

CMP Aristotle “Happiness and Virtue” para 1-17

April 9
April 10

CMP Aristotle “Happiness and Virtue” para 18-35
April 11

Virtue Ethics
EM 41-48;
EM p. 49 Q 7
Short Paper Due
April 14
CMP Hume “Morality is Based on Sentiment”
April 15
CMP Hume “Morality is Based on Sentiment”
CMP Review Q#2
Short Paper Due

April 16
April 17
Hume & Incest
April 18
Argumentation: Complex Arguments



Resources/Assignments
Gyges Ring

Conflicting Views on Health Care










Food for though on Rights Ethics:On Moral Fictions - Blog Entry