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Introduction to Ethics Week 1 notes

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Introduction to Ethics Week 1 notes PHI 232

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Arguments and Theories
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alyssa Kaiser on Thursday September 1, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PHI 232 at Illinois State University taught by Todd Stewart in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Ethics in Philosophy at Illinois State University.


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Date Created: 09/01/16
PHI 232 Introduction to Ethics 8/23 Announcements:  On ReggieNet, everything is under the syllabus tab. (syllabus, links to free books online, and excess readings for semester. Readings for next Tuesday are online. Theory/position/thesis/claim vs. Arguments (what you think is true) (formalized reason- giving) Standard Form of Arguments: 1) Premise 1 [premises support conclusion] 2) Premise 2 __________________ [line to visually separate] c) conclusion Two criticisms of arguments #1 One or more of the premises are false or highly implausible #2 The premises, even if true, are not adequate support for the conclusion Criticism #1 is going to be a better strategy, happens more often Example: 1) Fido has a tail _____________________ c) Most dogs have tails [Need to see more dogs for stronger support for the conclusion] Criticize a Theory 1) Try to find counter examples 2) Theory is internally inconsistent 3) Unnecessary complex Example of counter example: 1) x is a chair if and only if (iff.) you can sit on x a. Theory implies anything you sit on is a chair, but you can sit on a lot of things that aren’t chairs


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