Test Review for Ethics

Metaethics
Normative Ethics
Applied Ethics
Egoistic Relativism
Social Relativism
Incommensuable Pluralism
Metaethical Relativism
Grounding Morality
Is Ethics Objective or subjective?
Emile Durkheim on moral education
Simon Blackburn Ethics a Very Short Intro.
Longfellow on morality
Divine Command Thoery
Agapist Ethics
Situation Ethics
The Euthyphro Dilemma
Naturalistic Grounding
Social Darwinism
Altruism
Hume's Gullotine
Socialogical Grounding of Ethics
Deontological grounding
Consequentialist Grounding
Magic Ring
Determinism and Freedom
Libertarianism
Existentialism
Excusing Conditions
Chapter 8
Normative systems of ethics
Deontology
Categorical Imperative
Maxim
Kant's 4 step arrival at a principle
Benjamin Constant's critique
Kant's response
Hedonism
Bentham's Hedonistic Calculus
Mill's addition
Virtue Ethics
Moderation
Phronesis
MacIntyre
Summary of major systems
The end of ethics school
Kierkegaard-Divine Command Ethics
Natural Law Ethics of Aquinas
Affect-Based Ethics
Emotivism
The virtue of pity
Gilligan's ethics of care
Pragmatism
Chapter 9
Know the follwoing:
From pages 223-233
Ethics and the proximity principle
The responsibility to protect: core principles
Ethics and War
Maximal Pacifists
Just war theory
Militarism
Environmental Ethics
Canada's Seal Hunt
Ethics and personhood
Fallacy of two wrongs

SEMINARS WILL PROCEED AT LUNCH THE FOLLOWING DAY REGARDLESS OF SNOWDAY

ALL STUDENTS WILL PRESENT SEMINARS AS SCHEDUELED. IF THERE IS A SNOW DAY STUDENTS WILL PRESENT AT LUNCH THE FOLLOWING DAY.

Grade 9 Religion Homework

Students are to read pages 134-142 and answer questions 1-5

Type Written Log Must be Handed in first thing on Monday Nov. 30th

EACH student must hand in a TYPE WRITTEN LOG of all the work they did in the library on Monday, Nov. 30th first thing. It must include at least four days work. Websites visited, books read, activities prepared are to be listed. It can be in point form. MLA is NOT REQUIRED. This is the only thing you have to hand in for your seminar so if you don't hand it in, you will lose 10 marks out of 100. I want to see what each student is responsible for in the various groups, so divide it up equitably.

Ethics Unit, Students should have complete all questions in Chapter 7 of Text from question packet and should now be proceeding on finishing questions in chapter 8

Students will be doing their Ethics Seminar before the Christmas Break. The expectations can be found on the web page which is directly connected to this blog by clicking mouse on the right hand side of the page. Along with the Ethics seminar, students will be given a Unit test on Ethics before the holidays, leaving the Social/Political Philosophy Unit and exam after the holidays. If any further expalantion is required please contact me at patrick.white@ocsb.on.ca or contact me at school at 613-831-6643

Epistemology Unit Test Multiple Choice Review

Study these question topics really well get 45 out of 45. 45 Multiple Choice question topics are: Long Answer will be on Chapters 10 and 12 NOT ON CHAPTER 11
Epistemology
Skepticism
Cogito Ergo Sum
Pythagoras
Transmigration of souls
Amennesis
Rationalism
A priori
Aristotle
Empricism
Plato's crtieria for knowledge
Descartes First Meditation
John Locke
Epistemological dualism
Correspondence theory of truth
Coherence "                              "
Pragmatic "                               "
Berkeley
Hume
Kant
Wittgenstein on Brain in Vat
Heidegger-hisorical-lingusitc horizon
Nietzsche- Truth
Wittgenstein- Language Games
Nominalists
Focault's nominalism
Michael Oakeshott
Impt. of Liberal Education Plato
Aristotle: three divisions of knowledge
John Dewey
Wittgensteimn: Bustle of Life
Dichotomy
Impt. of Truth Saying for Plato

Ethics Chapter 7 questions #1-6 due Monday November 17th

Students should begin working on chapter 7 Ethics, questions 1-6 for Monday/s class.

Philosophy Unit Test on Epistemology Monday, Nov. 24th

Sutdents should study the chapter summaries in preparation for the test.

Socratic Circle on The Matrix Unit in November specific Date TBD

Students should be working on answering questions in the Matrix Unit handed out after we went over the questions in class. Using the Velsaquez book to formulate informed answers on the film will increase your knowledge on philosophy in general and will enable you to have an educated discussion druing the Socratic Circle.

RST LAST TWO WEEKS BEFORE CHRISTMAS VACATION

Sutdents will be presenting seminars in groups of three on a Philosophical Topic TBD

Article reivews on Philosophy Now magazine

If students do poorly on a quiz they are able to hand in an article review based on Philosophy Now Magazine. Instructions can be found be scrolling down to the THINKER on the right hand side of this page. Underneath the picture you will find directions. By clicking your mouse on the THINKER you will find Philosophy Now Magazine articles. The directions for the assingment can be found by clicking on the web address on the right hand side of the page.

The Anthropic Principle

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The Elephant Man Movie

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A Report on the Banality of Evil: Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem: Hannah Arendt

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Video on Emmanuel Levinas from Mr. White's 12M Religion Class Aidan and Alec

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Communitarianism

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Video on Jacques Maritian

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Video Kantian Ethics

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Video of Noam Chomsky on Social Justice

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Video John Rawls

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Video Distributive Justice

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Jean-Paul Sartre

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Kierkegaard

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Video Aristotle Virtue Ethics

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Video Philospher Carol Gilligan

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Contemporary Aristotelian Ethicists

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Utiliarianism

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Video Jean Vanier

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Video on St. Augustine Philosopher

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Video Sigmund Freud

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Video Plato's Ethics

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Video Paul Ricoeur

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Video Lawrence Kohlberg

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Heinze Dilemma

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Video on Exegesis and Hermeneutics

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Misinformed Conscience

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Video on Hermeneutics

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Video The Five Ways of St. Thomas Aquinas

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Video The Argument from Design

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Video on Erik Erikson

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Video on Thomas Hobbes Philosopher

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Video William James

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Video Michael J. Sandel: The Trolley Car Dilemma, Morality and the Free Market

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Video on Utilitarianism Jeremy Bentham philosopher

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Sicko, The Award Winning Documentary

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Video on Charles Taylor philosopher

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Video on Jean Paul Sartre philosopher

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Video Social Justice Wal Mart: The High Cost of Low Prices

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Freud, Edward Bernays, and The Century of Self

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Social Justice Video on Monsanto Corporation

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A Class Divided

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The Zimbardo Experiment

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Video The Bystander Effect Kitty Gemovese

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The Asch Conformity Experiment

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Group Think and The Shuttle Disaster

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The Milgram Experiment

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