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Monday, September 15, 2014

section 13 group 2 summary

Today in class, we talked about our midterm report and formed groups in order to begin working on the project. We discussed control vs.conditioning. We concluded that you cannot control your initial feelings, but you can control how you immediately react.

-Caroline Moore


  1. Anonymous9:47 PM CDT

    FQ: What term is used by anti-naturalists to describe the alleged mistake of arguing from facts to value?

    DQ: If you were to fall into a coma tomorrow, would you take the Stoic view today and be voluntarily euthanized? Do you even consider it stoicism to be voluntarily euthanized in this particular circumstance?

    Super interesting link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Qr9_hzVfYI&list=PLFDF281FCE2EE2503 - since the ALS ice bucket challenge has caused so much awareness...I wonder what kind of philosopher he would be considered to be?...

    -Savanna Hill

  2. FQ: Naturalism, moral relativism, and emotivism are all three theories of __________.

    DQ: In Philosophy the basics, the idea of "eudaimonia" has returned, and this time it leads to virtues as a basis for morality. Before it talked about being "true happiness" as many of us summarized it. Do we really believe being virtuous can lead to being "truly happy?" Why or why not?

    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aUi2EMCi0Y
    It is long and drawn out. Also very robotic. However, it is also quite practical.

  3. FQ: According to virtue theorists how should I live? (P53)

    DQ: Do you believe that some people in this world only act as good Samaritans because they are waiting to get rewarded for it? Or do you believe that the good Samaritans in this world do it for the right reasons?

    Link: Aristotle's virtue ethics

  4. FQ:What about the idea of God was not satisfying to Augustine?

    DQ:If you believed in a God, how could you justify the idea of evil?


  5. FQ: Out of the three forms of Euthanasia, what is the form when a human being is unconscious and in no position to express any kind of wish?

    DQ: Do we all agree with Augustine's Free Will Defence theory? Why or why not?

    Link on Augustine's Free Will Defence

  6. FQ: What are the three types of ethical theory we have examined so far?

    DQ: What is the meaning of "right" in the moral context?

    Link: With the recent developments in the sports world, did the NFL handle the Ray Rice domestic violence situation ethically?

  7. DQ: Euthanasia is a hard topic to discuss. Do you believe it is acceptable? why or why not?
    FQ: Which religion did Augustine belong to?


  8. FQ: What was Augustine's theory for tragedy in a world with God?
    DQ: if you believe in God, what do you think is the reason for Suffering?