Normative Ethics – Utilitarianism – Lesson 3 – Evaluation

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686680070/a0e6248b16 WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ1dsNauhGE&t=9shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGDk23Q0S9E THINKING POINT. a. To what extent does John Stuart Mill fix utilitarianism? b. In what ways does John Stuart Mill’s Rule Utilitarianism reflect Christian Ethics? c. Does the harm principle work? How is it applied in our society? LISTEN:  To the below Panspsycast Philosophy Podcasts. The Judge […]

Normative Ethics – Utilitarianism – Lesson 2 – Application

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686681941/aad882a0cc WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9IM3ZKNMCkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIK3T6MRs2k THINKING POINT. a. Where do we see utilitarianism in operation in our society? b. Why is it ironic that Jeremy Bentham’s Act Utilitarianism, designed to be progressive ended up with so many problems? c. How were John Stuart Mill’s criticisms of Act Utilitarianism justified? LISTEN: To the below […]

Normative Ethics – Utilitarianism – Lesson 1 – Foundations

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686681466/0760cb07c2 WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a739VjqdSI&t=450shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FrZl22_79Qhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8kOxmRIWTw THINKING POINT. a. To what extent should morality be based on utility? b. Is it morally sound to look to hedonism for our ethics? LISTEN:  To the below Panspsycast Philosophy Podcasts. The Trolley Problem PRESENTED BY: Philippa Foothttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOpf6KcWYyw  KEY TERM Consequences: The consequences of an action are what happens […]