Introduction to Ethics (Honors)
Robert Lane, Ph.D.
PHIL 2030 | Spring 2015

Office: TLC 2247
Office Hours:
 M: 9-9:45am; 11am-1:45pm; 3:30-4pm
 W: 9-9:45am; 11am-12pm; 1-1:45pm; 3:30-4pm
 F: 8:45-9:45am; 11am-1pm
 and by appointment

  Email: rlane "at" westga "dot" edu
My office telephone: (678) 839-4745
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Lecture Notes

Lecture Notes corresponding to each day's class will usually be available within two hours after class.

April 15: Capital Punishment: Pojman vs. Bright

April 13: Kant's Deontology 5

April 10: Kant's Deontology 4

April 8: Kant's Deontology 3

April 6: Kant's Deontology 2

April 3: Utilitarianism: J. J. C. Smart on Moral Common-Sense; Kant's Deontology 1

April 1: Utilitarianism: The Shift from Happiness to Well-Being; Arguments Against Utilitarianism

March 30: Utilitarianism: Mill on Happiness

March 27: Utilitarianism: Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Value

March 25: Utilitarianism: Animals (Alastair Norcross)

March 23: Utilitarianism: Animals (Peter Singer)

March 9: Utilitarianism: World Poverty

March 4: Utilitarianism: Euthanasia, Assisted Dying and Assisted Suicide

March 2: Consequentialism, Utilitarianism, Ethical Egoism, Deontology

February 27: Abortion: Thomson's Pro-Choice View 2

February 23: Abortion: Thomson's Pro-Choice View 1

February 16: Abortion: Marquis's Pro-Life View 3

February 13: Abortion: Marquis's Pro-Life View 2

February 11: Abortion: Marquis's Pro-Life View 1

Optional Handout: Abortion and the Bible

February 4: Divine Command Theory 4

February 2: Divine Command Theory 3

January 30: Divine Command Theory 2

January 28: Moral-Cultural Relativism 4; Divine Command Theory 1

January 26: Moral-Cultural Relativism 3

January 23: Moral-Cultural Relativism 2

January 21: Moral-Cultural Relativism 1

January 16: Moral Skepticism and the Provability Argument

January 14: Moral Skepticism and the (Limited) Cultural Differences Argument 2

January 12: Moral Skepticism and the (Limited) Cultural Differences Argument 1

January 9: The Minimum Conception of Morality; Fundamentals of Logic

January 7: Introduction to the Course: Arguments about the Baby Theresa Case

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