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Revision as of 09:53, 16 January 2019

Return to Ethics

Ethics

1: JAN 16

  • Introduction to the Course
  • Welcome
  • About the Course
  • Succeeding in the Course
  • Course Management
  • Transparency in Pedagogy
  • Some Course Dates:
Writing Workshop 2/20
SW1 due 3/4
SW2 due 3/27
Finish optional journals by 4/15
SW3 due 4/29
Critical Analysis Paper due 4/22
Final Essay due at Final Exam time.
  • Required Assignments and Weight Ranges
  • Critical Analysis Paper 20-30% .3
  • Final Essays 20-30% .3
  • Q&W 25-40 .4

2: JAN 23

  • Ariely, Why We Lie (6)
  • Singer, Chapter 1, "About Ethics," from Practical Ethics
  • Zimbardo (lecture)

3: JAN 28

  • Haidt, The Righteous Mind, Intro and Chapter 1

4: JAN 30

  • Lecture on Consequentialisms
  • Robert Sapolsky, from Behave, Chapter 13, "Morality and doing the Right Thing, Once You've Figured Out What that Is." pp. 478-483.

5: FEB 4

  • Haidt, Chapter 3, "Elephants Rule"
  • Haidt, Chapter 4, "Vote for Me (Here's Why)"

6: FEB 6

  • Lecture on Non-Consequentialisms
  • Robert Sapolsky, C 13, "Morality..." pp. 483-493.
  • The Trolley Problem

7: FEB 11

  • Haidt, Chapter 5, "Beyond WEIRD Morality"
  • Haidt, Chapter 6, "Taste Buds of the Righteous Mind"

8: FEB 13

  • Hibbing, John R., Kevin Smith, and John R. Alford, Predisposed: Liberals, conservatives, and the biology of political difference, Chapter 1.
  • Lecture: Add notes on Phil Theories
  • Robert Sapolsky, C 13, "Morality..." pp. 493-500.

9: FEB 18

  • Haidt, Chapter 7, "The Moral Foundations of Politics"
  • Haidt, Chapter 8: The Conservative Advantage

10: FEB 20

  • Hibbing, John R., Kevin Smith, and John R. Alford, Predisposed, Chapter 2, "Getting Into Bedrock with Politics".
  • Writing workshop with old writing

11: FEB 25

  • Haidt, Chapter 9, "Why Are We so Groupish?"

12: FEB 27

  • Hibbing, John R., Kevin Smith, and John R. Alford, Predisposed, Chapter 4, "Drunk Flies and Salad Greens".
  • Robert Sapolsky, from Behave, Chapter 14, "Feeling Someone's Pain, Understanding Soemone's Pain, Alleviating Someone's Pain." 521-535.

13: MAR 4

  • Robert Sapolsky, C 13, "Morality..." pp. 501-517.
  • SW1

14: MAR 6

  • Robert Sapolsky, from Behave, Chapter 14, "Feeling Someone's Pain, Understanding Soemone's Pain, Alleviating Someone's Pain." 535--552.

15: MAR 18

  • Singer, "Rich and Poor"

16: MAR 20

  • Sachs, Jeffrey, "Can the Rich Afford to Help the Poor?" (2006)
  • Jeffrey Sachs, "The Case for Aid" p. 850

17: MAR 25

  • Singer, One World Now, Chapter 1, "A Changing World," (1-16)

18: MAR 27

  • Singer, One World Now, Chapter 2, "One Atmosphere," (16-69)
  • SW2

19: APR 1

  • Syla Benhabib, "The Morality of Migration" (766-767)

20: APR 3

  • Singer, One World Now, Chapter 4 "One Law," (122-149)

21: APR 8

  • Macdeo, Stephen, "The Moral Dilemma of U.S. Immigration Policy Revisited: Open Borders vs. Social Justice?" (768-780)

22: APR 10

  • Singer, One World Now, Chapter 3, "One Economy," (69-105)

23: APR 15

  • Singer, One World Now, Chapter 3, "One Economy," (105-122)

24: APR 17

  • Haidt, Chapter 10, "The Hive Switch" (221-246)

25: APR 22

  • Critical Analysis Paper due

26: APR 24

  • Haidt, Chapter 11, "Religion is a Team Sport" (189-221)

27: APR 29

  • Haidt, Chapter 12, "Can't We all Disagree More Constructively?" (189-221)
  • SW3 due

28: MAY 1

  • Course Conclusion