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Nella Quitzon
Texas State
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R. Ross-Fountain

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Nella Quitzon on Wednesday September 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PHIL 1305 at Texas State University taught by R. Ross-Fountain in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see /class/212882/phil-1305-texas-state-university in PHIL-Philosophy at Texas State University.

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wwwsnsnewvvie NNNNNNNNNI I I I I I I I I H meU IbWNI me ml waI O39 W 0 Study Guide for Final RossFountain Be able to define the four classic branches of Philosophy Definitions of the logical fallacies Four major paths to deal with moral differences Descriptive vs normative ethics Ethical relativism Six problems of ethical relativism Define psychological egoism Explain the shortcomings of Psychological Egoism Explain ethical egoism of Hobbes and Rand Shortcomings of ethical egoism Define altruism Explain the three major schools of thought on source of values State the principle of utility Bentham and the hedonistic calculus Intrinsic vs Instrumental values Quantity vs quality in applying the principle of utility Criticisms of the principle of utility and using the calculus Mill s higher and lower pleasures Mill s harm principle Act vs Rule Utilitarianism Deontology Kant s good will State The Categorical Imperative Criticisms of the Categorical Imperative Second formulation of the Categorical Imperative Definition of Person Definitions of Equality Negative and positive rights Rawls distributive justice theory Communitarianism Five approaches to punishment MLK s just vs unjust laws Understand difference between ethics of conduct and virtue ethics Socrates version of the good life is Characteristics of a just person and just state Virtuous Person and the Tripartite Soul Plato s Form of the Good U1 4 U1 0 The Myth of the Cave Explain Aristotle as an empirical thinker scientist Define teleology Human purpose according to Aristotle Golden Mean Aristotle said virtue is Define Existentialism Explain what the existentialists mean by Authenticity Kierkegaard s authenticity Heidegger s authenticity Nietzsche s authenticity The Overman Sartre s authenticity Define anguish Levinas authenticity Explain physical and moral courage What do the scientist say about compassion Hume Rousseau and Mencius on Compassion Explain why Hallie emphasizes the diff between negative and positive commands True moral value according to R Taylor Explain Confuscius superior man Define the virtues ofjen Ii and yi Yutang s view of gratitude toward parents Jane English s view on parentaldebt Understand Golden Rule and Platinum Rule issues Box 1111 Explain McCain s point llwithout courage all virtue is fragile Define gender equality Identify first second and third wave feminism Define classical difference and radical feminism What is equity feminism Beauvoir on gender Gilligan on gender Ethic of Care and Ethic of Justice A Dworkin on gender Explain Tannen and Gurian as Bridge Builders


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