New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Feb. 8th Ethics In class notes

by: Megan Hansel

Feb. 8th Ethics In class notes PHIL 160

Marketplace > Kansas > PHIL-Philosophy > PHIL 160 > Feb 8th Ethics In class notes
Megan Hansel
GPA 3.78

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

In class notes
Introduction to Ethics
Lara Giordano
Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in Introduction to Ethics

Popular in PHIL-Philosophy

This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Megan Hansel on Sunday February 14, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PHIL 160 at Kansas taught by Lara Giordano in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 31 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Ethics in PHIL-Philosophy at Kansas.


Reviews for Feb. 8th Ethics In class notes


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 02/14/16
Intro to Ethics Feb. 8 2016 Psychological Egoism  Human acts are selfishly motivated (descriptive thesis facts not ethical) o No matter what we do it is for selfish  Donating to charity= like to feel better about yourself Psychological altruism  Some actions aren’t always motivated by selfish ways o Not everyone acts with genuine kindness but there are people out there Ethical Egoism  People ought to act on their own selfish ways and whatever serves us best o Normative thesis (ought to be not facts) Argument from Strict Psychological Egoism  We look to maximize our self-interest  If we cannot do something we shouldn’t be obligated to  Altruistic people’s interests are more important that our own  Altruism contradicts psychological egoism


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Amaris Trozzo George Washington University

"I made $350 in just two days after posting my first study guide."

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.