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==Main Course Links==
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==Main Course Information==
  
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====Schedule & Notes====
  
*[[Major Ethics Course Questions]]
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*[[Ethics News!]]
*[[2018 Ethics Reading Schedule | Reading Schedule]]
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*[[Spring 2019 Ethics Reading Schedule | Spring 2019 Reading Schedule]]
*[[Spring 2018 Ethics Course Lecture Notes | In-Class Notes]]  
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*[[Spring 2019 Ethics Course Lecture Notes | Spring 2019 In-Class Notes]]
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*[https://gonzagau-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/alfino_gonzaga_edu/EuNHHnpXE5NJmdZzKyUKNFIBopDI7DVcQki_5F1tdLq4qQ?e=dzbA3v Sharepoint Site]
  
*[[Ethics Basic Course Information | Basic Course Information]]
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====Advice, About the course, Method, Wiki edits====
  
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*[[Major Ethics Course Questions]]
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*[[Ethics Basic Course Information | Basic Course Information]]
 
*[[Philosophical Methods]]
 
*[[Philosophical Methods]]
 
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*[[Assignment Rubric]]
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*[[Advice on Reading]]
 
*[[The Short Short Guide to Wiki Edits]]
 
*[[The Short Short Guide to Wiki Edits]]
 
*[[Student Practice Page for Wiki]] - post your introductions here and show me you can add content to the wiki!
 
*[[Student Practice Page for Wiki]] - post your introductions here and show me you can add content to the wiki!
 
*[[Assignment Rubric]]
 
*[[Advice on Reading]]
 
  
 
==Forms==
 
==Forms==
  
*We'll use some of these online forms to do course work:
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*[https://goo.gl/forms/0niZBty8711bPpq63 Roster Information]
::*[https://goo.gl/forms/0niZBty8711bPpq63 Roster Information]
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*[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1trEfbpCpvZ4pJ-CwwaeiEEVTvh2kgls4awkQfhl2vWd4-w/viewform?usp=send_form Short Objective Quiz]
::*[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1trEfbpCpvZ4pJ-CwwaeiEEVTvh2kgls4awkQfhl2vWd4-w/viewform?usp=send_form Short Objective Quiz]
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*[http://goo.gl/forms/w1lMW5qbsa Tell Me]
::*[http://goo.gl/forms/w1lMW5qbsa Tell Me]
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*[https://goo.gl/forms/3epvTIprjBDXXSLI3 Anonymous Preference Voting]
::*[https://goo.gl/forms/3epvTIprjBDXXSLI3 Anonymous Preference Voting]
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*[https://goo.gl/forms/FTEYCwcpeUN5QCBh1 New Small Group Discussion Report - Ethics]
::*[https://goo.gl/forms/yknTe7lFgDrXAtxS2 New Small Group Discussion Report - 450]
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*[http://goo.gl/forms/KdUwv5FPL3 Short Critical Response]
::*[http://goo.gl/forms/KdUwv5FPL3 Short Critical Response]
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==Other Resources==
 
==Other Resources==
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*De Waal Monkey Research TED talk- https://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_do_animals_have_morals  
 
*De Waal Monkey Research TED talk- https://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_do_animals_have_morals  
 
*Monkey fairness: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL45pVdsRvE ]
 
*Monkey fairness: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL45pVdsRvE ]
*Wiki Research Page for [[Aid to the Absolutely Poor]]
 
 
 
*Religious freedom case in Switzerland. [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/10/echr-swiss-muslim-girls-must-attend-mixed-sex-swimming-lessons]
 
*Religious freedom case in Switzerland. [https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/10/echr-swiss-muslim-girls-must-attend-mixed-sex-swimming-lessons]
*Louis CK on emotional regulation [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HbYScltf1c]
 
 
*NYRB article reviewing a range of books in psychology, Tamsin Shaw, "The Psychologists Take Power" [http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/02/25/the-psychologists-take-power/]
 
*NYRB article reviewing a range of books in psychology, Tamsin Shaw, "The Psychologists Take Power" [http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/02/25/the-psychologists-take-power/]
 
*NYRB reply to Tamsin Shaw from Jonathan Haidt and Steven Pinker [http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/04/07/moral-psychology-an-exchange/]
 
*NYRB reply to Tamsin Shaw from Jonathan Haidt and Steven Pinker [http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/04/07/moral-psychology-an-exchange/]
 
*NYRB review of recent work on sociology of technology: [http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/02/25/we-are-hopelessly-hooked/]
 
*NYRB review of recent work on sociology of technology: [http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2016/02/25/we-are-hopelessly-hooked/]
 
*Mercier and Sperber article mentioned in Haidt, Chapter 4: [http://www.dan.sperber.fr/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/MercierSperberWhydohumansreason.pdf]
 
*Mercier and Sperber article mentioned in Haidt, Chapter 4: [http://www.dan.sperber.fr/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/MercierSperberWhydohumansreason.pdf]
*First Short Answer Question:  [[JAN282016ShortAnswer1]]
 
 
*Genetically engineered morality?  [[http://futurism.com/videos/watch-genetically-modified-super-mouse-action/]]
 
*Genetically engineered morality?  [[http://futurism.com/videos/watch-genetically-modified-super-mouse-action/]]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WB3Q5EF4Sg The Trolley Problem]. Variations on the Trolley Problem: [[http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/lesser-known-trolley-problem-variations ]]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WB3Q5EF4Sg The Trolley Problem]. Variations on the Trolley Problem: [[http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/lesser-known-trolley-problem-variations ]]
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*Prompt for Eco essay, "When the Other Appears on the Scene" -- "The following letter is Eco’s reply to a question the cardinal had asked him: “What is the basis of the certainty and necessity for moral action of those who, in order to establish the absolute nature of an ethic, do not intend to appeal to metaphysical principles or transcendental values, or even to universally valid categorical imperatives?”"
 
*Prompt for Eco essay, "When the Other Appears on the Scene" -- "The following letter is Eco’s reply to a question the cardinal had asked him: “What is the basis of the certainty and necessity for moral action of those who, in order to establish the absolute nature of an ethic, do not intend to appeal to metaphysical principles or transcendental values, or even to universally valid categorical imperatives?”"
 
*New Yorker article on "Biology of Violence," [http://www.newyorker.com/archive/1995/03/13/1995_03_13_068_TNY_CARDS_000370336] suggesting that criminal subcultures are following "legitimate" evolutionary strategies.
 
*New Yorker article on "Biology of Violence," [http://www.newyorker.com/archive/1995/03/13/1995_03_13_068_TNY_CARDS_000370336] suggesting that criminal subcultures are following "legitimate" evolutionary strategies.
*[[The Ethics Movie List]]
 
 
*[[Ethics Core Course Proposal]]  -- this is an internal document for certifying the course as a core Ethics course.
 
*[[Ethics Core Course Proposal]]  -- this is an internal document for certifying the course as a core Ethics course.
  
 
==Previously posted Course Resources==
 
==Previously posted Course Resources==
  
*[[Spring 2017 Ethics Course Lecture Notes | In-Class Notes]]  
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====Previous class notes====
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*[[2018 Ethics Reading Schedule]]
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*[[Spring 2018 Ethics Course Lecture Notes | Spring 2018 In-Class Notes]]
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*[[Fall 2018 Ethics Course Lecture Notes]]  
  
*Spring 2016 Research Pages
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====Previous class research====
  
:*[[A Good Death]]
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*[[Fall 2018 Immigration Research - Italy, Europe, and US -- 1st wave]]
:*[[Ethical Treatment of Animals]]
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*[[Fall 2018 Immigration Research - Italy, Europe, and US -- 2nd wave]]
:*[[Basic Income Guarantee (B.I.G.) / Living Wage]]
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*[[A Good Death]]
:*[[Religious Liberty and Freedom of Conscience]]
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*[[Ethical Treatment of Animals]]
:*[[Sustainability and Food Production]]
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*[[Basic Income Guarantee (B.I.G.) / Living Wage]]
:*[[Aid to the Absolutely Poor]]
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*[[Religious Liberty and Freedom of Conscience]]
:*[[US Income and Wealth Inequality]]
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*[[Sustainability and Food Production]]
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*[[Aid to the Absolutely Poor]]
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*[[US Income and Wealth Inequality]]
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*[[Wiki Research Page for Cases involving Freedom of Conscience -- Spring 2018]]
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*[[Police Bias in U.S.]]
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*[[Catch and Kill Journalism]]
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*[[Climate Change]]
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*[[Intervention related to Crimes Against Humanity]]
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*[[Assessing the School Shooting Movement]]

Revision as of 11:54, 10 January 2019

Main Course Information

Schedule & Notes

Advice, About the course, Method, Wiki edits

Forms

Other Resources

  • Larsen C ice shelf ready to go! [1]
  • De Waal Monkey Research TED talk- https://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_do_animals_have_morals
  • Monkey fairness: [2]
  • Religious freedom case in Switzerland. [3]
  • NYRB article reviewing a range of books in psychology, Tamsin Shaw, "The Psychologists Take Power" [4]
  • NYRB reply to Tamsin Shaw from Jonathan Haidt and Steven Pinker [5]
  • NYRB review of recent work on sociology of technology: [6]
  • Mercier and Sperber article mentioned in Haidt, Chapter 4: [7]
  • Genetically engineered morality? [[8]]
  • The Trolley Problem. Variations on the Trolley Problem: [[9]]
  • Self-driving cars with Trolley problems: [10]
  • Sparknotes key dates / summaries on Enlightenment. [11]
  • Review of a recent book by biologist David Sloan Wilson on group selection and altruism. [12]
  • False Belief Test: [13]
  • The Cold Logic of Drunk People [14]
  • Visit the site Your Morals. org and take one or two of the surveys. Write a journal entry about it.
  • Prompt for Eco essay, "When the Other Appears on the Scene" -- "The following letter is Eco’s reply to a question the cardinal had asked him: “What is the basis of the certainty and necessity for moral action of those who, in order to establish the absolute nature of an ethic, do not intend to appeal to metaphysical principles or transcendental values, or even to universally valid categorical imperatives?”"
  • New Yorker article on "Biology of Violence," [15] suggesting that criminal subcultures are following "legitimate" evolutionary strategies.
  • Ethics Core Course Proposal -- this is an internal document for certifying the course as a core Ethics course.

Previously posted Course Resources

Previous class notes

Previous class research