Revision as of 00:19, 12 October 2018 by Alfino
Main Course Links
- Major Ethics Course Questions
- Reading Schedule
- Fall 2018 In-Class Notes
- Basic Course Information
- Philosophical Methods
- Assignment Rubric
- Advice on Reading
- 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!
- Ethics News!
- Sharepoint Site
- Fall 2018 Immigration Research - Italy, Europe, and US -- 1st wave
- Fall 2018 Immigration Research - Italy, Europe, and US -- 2nd wave
- Immigration Response Form
- Roster Information
- Short Objective Quiz
- Tell Me
- Anonymous Preference Voting
- New Small Group Discussion Report - Ethics
- Short Critical Response
- Larsen C ice shelf ready to go! 
- De Waal Monkey Research TED talk- https://www.ted.com/talks/frans_de_waal_do_animals_have_morals
- Monkey fairness: 
- Religious freedom case in Switzerland. 
- NYRB article reviewing a range of books in psychology, Tamsin Shaw, "The Psychologists Take Power" 
- NYRB reply to Tamsin Shaw from Jonathan Haidt and Steven Pinker 
- NYRB review of recent work on sociology of technology: 
- Mercier and Sperber article mentioned in Haidt, Chapter 4: 
- Genetically engineered morality? []
- The Trolley Problem. Variations on the Trolley Problem: []
- Self-driving cars with Trolley problems: 
- Sparknotes key dates / summaries on Enlightenment. 
- Review of a recent book by biologist David Sloan Wilson on group selection and altruism. 
- False Belief Test: 
- The Cold Logic of Drunk People 
- 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,"  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
- A Good Death
- Ethical Treatment of Animals
- Basic Income Guarantee (B.I.G.) / Living Wage
- Religious Liberty and Freedom of Conscience
- Sustainability and Food Production
- Aid to the Absolutely Poor
- US Income and Wealth Inequality
- Wiki Research Page for Cases involving Freedom of Conscience -- Spring 2018
- Police Bias in U.S.
- Catch and Kill Journalism
- Climate Change
- Intervention related to Crimes Against Humanity
- Assessing the School Shooting Movement