Discussion Posts are a response to the ideas of the philosophers. It is a opportunity to critically engage with their ideas. Basically after displaying 2 view points or more of each Philosopher display a sort of opinion on if each idea can be believed today within modern culture/science and why […]
Read an excerpt from Clarence Darrow’s closing argument in the Leopold and Loeb murder case (see Darrow Plea Excerpts file below), and write an essay on the question: “Were Leopold and Loeb responsible for the crime they committed?” Your essay (double spaced, approximately 750 – 800 words, file types: doc, […]
This week we learned about the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation and the Church’s reactions. Without the Reformation, Christianity would still be one faith rather than many religions, so many people think it was a bad thing. Others point to the aspects of the Catholic faith, back when it was […]
We have learned a lot in this course about the meaning of an argument and what constitutes a good argument. This discussion allows us to discuss more positive things that we can learn from “arguing” in the right way. Prepare: Watch the following ”Links to an external site.” from Daniel […]
The topic is Active vs. passive euthanasia This first written assignment is a six-part exercise comprised of the following sections: Ethical Question Introduction Position Statement Reasons in Support of Your Position Opposing Position Statement Reasons in Support of the Opposing Position The assignment should be 500 words, written in essay […]
Cite a contemporary moral issue in our society. In an ESSAY apply one ethical theory learned in class to judge this moral issue. Use the theory’s claims to back up and support your arguments. This question is worth 25 points. Not applying the ethical doctrine is an automatic zero.