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Calendar – PHIL 121 - Fall 2007

Schedule

Course Calendar

Date Topic Readings*

September

4 Discuss Meta-Ethics. Begin Jacob the Liar

6 Jacob the Liar

11 Discuss Chapter 1 and film Chapter 1

13 Discuss Ethical Relativism Chapter 2

Essay Test I Assigned

18 Discuss Egoism Chapter 3

20 Discuss Egoism (continued)

25 Discuss Utilitarianism Chapter 4

27 Utilitarianism (activity and discussion)

Essay Test I Due

October 2 Kant’s Moral Theory Chapter 5

4 Natural Law/Natural Rights Chapter 6

9 Virtue Ethics Chapter 7

11 Review – Test 1

18 Test 1

23 Euthanasia Chapter 8

25 Abortion Chapter 9

30 Stem Cell Research Chapter 17

November 1 Capital Punishment/Criminal Justice Chapter 14

6 Economic Justice Chapter 13

Essay Test II assigned

8 Environmental Ethics Chapter 15

13 Animal Rights Chapter 16

15 Equality and Discrimination Chapter 12

20 Thanksgiving and Ethics Handout

Essay Test II due November 20th

26 Violence, Terrorism, and War Chapter 18

28 Global Issues and Globalization Chapter 19

Paper due on November 29th

December 4 Wrap up discussion of ethics.

6 Review for final

11 Final exam at 12:00.


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