The following is an excerpt from the above web site for teaching use only. Just War TheoryThe following is an excerpt from the above web site for teaching use only. Just War Theory
The United Nations Charter and The Hague and Geneva Conventions. The tradition has thus been doubly influential, dominating both moral and legal discourse surrounding war. It sets the tone, and the parameters, for the great debate
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Review Sheet: Chapt. 1: The Moral Point of View Moral concerns are unavoidable in life. EthicsReview Sheet: Chapt. 1: The Moral Point of View Moral concerns are unavoidable in life. Ethics
Morality: first-order set of beliefs and practices about how to live a good life
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Kant vs. EudaimonismKant vs. Eudaimonism
Kant vs. Eudaimonism,” forthcoming in Predrag Cicovacki (ed.), Kant’s Legacy: Essays Dedicated to Lewis White Beck
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A society that puts freedom with both greater freedom and greater equality’A society that puts freedom with both greater freedom and greater equality’
Tawney. Discuss what these writers mean by the terms ‘equality’ and ‘freedom/liberty’. Analyse and comment on the relationships they see between these concepts. Is it possible to draw any moral about the requirements for a ‘free’ society?
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Peter singerPeter singer
It seems obvious that assistance on this scale will not be forthcom­ing. India will be forced to choose between letting the refugees starve or diverting funds from her own development program
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Marx and natural lawMarx and natural law
This is a very rough, first draft print-out of the handwritten notes upon which my presentation was based, with some references added
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A starting pointA starting point
Nb this handout gives summary/interpretation of the two papers, plus some comments which are marked as such or enclosed in square brackets
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This book is a critique of the Nietzschean variant of moral relativism and its consequences for morality generallyThis book is a critique of the Nietzschean variant of moral relativism and its consequences for morality generally
An important point that is reiterated throughout this work is that if any ethical system is not helpful in making man to live a responsible, reasonable and balanced moral life, such as ethics should be rejected
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Moral saintsMoral saints
In other words, I believe that moral perfection, in the sense of moral saintliness, does not constitute a model of personal well-being toward which it would be particularly rational or good or desirable for a human being to strive
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Studies in kantStudies in kant
In this way Kant explained nature and the world of nature by means of rules that guide the synthetic activities we must exert on what is given to us in sensation
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Itb 219 e ethicsItb 219 e ethics
Each week of the course includes a theoretical reading about a certain school of thought, argument, position or issue and a selection of classic moral texts that accompany the theoretical part
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