Day 1: Common-Sense Morality and Reflective Equilibrium

Day 1: Common-Sense Morality and Reflective Equilibrium

READING for Brad Hooker s Olso Course on CONSEQUENTIALISM. Items marked by * are especially important. Sept. 16: Common-sense Morality and Reflective Equilibrium. * W. D. Ross, ch. 2 of The Right and the Good. Available at.

Development of Eastern Philosophy in the Medieval Period

Development of Eastern Philosophy in the Medieval Period

Development of Eastern Philosophy in the medieval period. Development of Western Philosophy in the medieval period. 1. Development of Eastern Philosophy in the medieval period. Archeological excavations, ethnographic and epigraphic information proved.

The Philosophical Stuff: What Does Ethics Mean Anyway?

The Philosophical Stuff: What Does Ethics Mean Anyway?

Ethics has to do with what my feelings tell me is right or wrong. Ethics has to do with my religious beliefs. Being ethical is doing what the law requires. Ethics consists of the standards of behavior our society accepts. I don't know what the word means. 1.

Documents for the Submergence of Sumer

Documents for the Submergence of Sumer

Documents for the Submergence of Sumer. 22.2 Edict of Ammisaduqa. 22.4 Laws of Lipit-Ištar. 22.11 Reminiscences of Schooldays. 22.13 The Scribal Tetrad. Lipit-Ištar Hymn B. 22.14Iddin-Dagan Hymn B. 22.15Enlil-Bani Hymn A. The Edict of Ammisaduqa.

Jean-Paul Sartre 1946

Jean-Paul Sartre 1946

Jean-Paul Sartre 1946. Existentialism Is a Humanism. Written: Lecture given in 1946 Source: Existentialism from Dostoyevsky to Sartre , ed. Walter Kaufman, Meridian Publishing Company, 1989; First Published: World Publishing Company in 1956; Translator.

From Cicero S Duties of the Individual to the State

From Cicero S Duties of the Individual to the State

from Plato s The Dialogues of Plato. and all experience shows that if we would have pure knowledge of anything we must be quit of the body, and the soul in herself must behold all things in themselves: then I suppose that we shall attain that which we.

Sigurd, the Dragon Slayer

Sigurd, the Dragon Slayer

Sigurd, The Dragon Slayer. retold by Olivia E. Coolidge. Sigurd s story is part of a cycle of hero sagas. Before this particular story opens, Loki, the cunning god of fire, thoughtlessly kills an otter sunning itself but the otter is actually the son of Reidmar, the king of the dwarfs.

Welcome to Socratic Seminar

Welcome to Socratic Seminar

Welcome to Socratic Seminar on Globalization. Developed by Ben Herendeen, Sodus High School, NY. This process is based on Socrates method of teaching. That is, we learn best by continuing to ask questions, rather than arrive at answers. This will not.

Compare and Contrast Judaism and Christianity with Greek Mythology

Compare and Contrast Judaism and Christianity with Greek Mythology

Compare and Contrast: Christianity with Greek Mythology. It should be noted that in the Christian Bible, there appears two stories of creation. In Greek mythology there are two versions of creation as well. One stems from the writings of Homer, the other.

Socratic Questions

Socratic Questions

Socratic Questions. Socrates was one of the greatest educators who taught by asking questions and thus drawing out answers from his pupils ('ex duco', means to 'lead out', which is the root of 'education'). Sadly, he martyred himself by drinking hemlock.

Centaurus - the Centaur

Centaurus - the Centaur

Centaurus - The Centaur. Centaurus is a prominent southern constellation. It is one of the major constellations along the southern Milky Way. For southern observers, it signifies the coming of fall. Crux, the Southern Cross, lies on the southern boundary.

Chapter 6 the Duel for North America (1608-1763)

Chapter 6 the Duel for North America (1608-1763)

Chapter 6 The Duel for North America (1608-1763). France Finds a Foothold in Canada. Like England and Holland, France was a latecomer in the colony race. It was convulsed in the 1500s by foreign wars and domestic strife.

National Endowment for the Humanities We the People Summer Institute 2009

National Endowment for the Humanities We the People Summer Institute 2009

National Endowment for the Humanities We the People Summer Institute 2009. The Role of Slavery in the Rise of New England. The Two C s= Commodities and Connection. Audience: This lesson is designed for middle school students in grades 6-8. We use Howard.

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). The Philosphy of Law (1797). A priori and a posteriori knowledge. A priori = things known independently of experience or sensual impressions. Must exist in order to account for a posteriori knowledge.

Anansi and His Sons

Anansi and His Sons

Anansi and his Sons. When Anansi's first son was born and Anansi and his wife, Aso were ready to name the child, the baby spoke up and said, I have brought my own name with me. It is See Trouble. Their second son also announced his name in this way. He was Road Builder.

English II Honors: the Enlightenment - Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau All Three Are Social

English II Honors: the Enlightenment - Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau All Three Are Social

English II Honors: The Enlightenment - Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau All three are social contract theorists: they imagine society as a kind of agreement that occurred when individuals decided to band together into groups for various benefits. But they.