PHI 200 ASH Material PHI 200 Entire Course PHI 200 Week 2 DQ 1 Ethics and Relativism PHI 200 Week 2 DQ 1 Ethics and Relativism Our text discusses the challenge relativism presents to various ethical and religious viewpoints. Consider a specific moral question which might make it difficult to accept the relativist's response. State the moral issue involved, and provide an explanation as to why you think a relativist might have problem giving a justified response to it. • PHI 200 Week 2 DQ 1 Ethics and RelativismPHI 200 Week 2 DQ 2 Animal RightsPHI 200 Week 2 Written Assignment Assisted SuicidePHI 200 Week 3 DQ 1 The Limits of SkepticismPHI 200 Week 3 DQ 2 Creationism and SciencePHI 200 Week 3 Written Assignment Final Paper (Death Penalty)
PHI 200 ASH Material PHI 200 Week 2 DQ 2 Animal Rights PHI 200 Week 2 Written Assignment Assisted Suicide PHI 200 Week 2 Written Assignment Assisted Suicide Susan Wolf, in writing about her own father's death, confronts the problems that arise at the end of life, and challenges her to consider her views on assisted suicide. • PHI 200 Week 2 DQ 2 Animal Rights • Do human beings have any obligations to other animals, in terms of their treatment? If it is wrong to treat animals cruelly, why is it not wrong to eat them? Explain if, and how, you think humans can find a balance between treating animals ethically while also raising them for food and for other reasons, such as the testing of pharmaceuticals.
PHI 200 ASH Material PHI 200 Week 3 DQ 1 The Limits of Skepticism PHI 200 Week 3 DQ 2 Creationism and Science PHI 200 Week 3 DQ2 Creationism and Science After watching the video, explain what the basic issue is about teaching creationism (or Intelligent Design) in public school science classes. Indicate how you would resolve this dispute. Be sure to support your answer. Respond and reply to your fellow students. • PHI 200 Week 3 DQ 1 The Limits of Skepticism
PHI 200 ASH Material PHI 200 Week 3 Written Assignment Final Paper (Death Penalty) PHI 200 Week 4 DQ 1 Proof of God's Existence PHI 200 Week 4 DQ 1 Proof of God's Existence After reading about the various proofs of the existence of God, identify which of these arguments seems to be the best, and explain why you think so. Complete your response by reflecting on why philosophers have sought for thousands of years to provide such proofs, and whether it is necessary to do so. • PHI 200 Week 3 Written Assignment Final Paper • For this rough draft, you must identify a specific philosophical issue having to do with ethics, epistemology, or religion. You will need to find a topic over which there is a useful debate, in order to present both sides of the debate. Here, you will not need to indicate what your own position is, relative to the issue; you will be doing that, however, in the final version of the paper.
PHI 200 ASH Material PHI 200 Week 4 DQ 2 The Turing Test PHI 200 Week 4 Quiz 1. Question : The First Cause argument for the existence of God assumes that 2. Question : The view that certain beliefs must be held solely on the basis of faith is called 3. Question : The Ontological Proof of the Existence of God claims that God exists because • PHI 200 Week 4 DQ 2 The Turing Test
PHI 200 ASH Material PHI 200 Week 5 DQ 1 The Value of Philosophy PHI 200 Week 5 DQ 2 Philosophy and Society PHI 200 Week 5 DQ 2 Philosophy and Society After watching the video, "The Relationship of Philosophy to Other Fields," reflect on the relationship of philosophy to your life, in terms of your future education and career goals. What value does philosophy have? How can people benefit from thinking more philosophically? What significance does thinking and reasoning critically play in society, and in human flourishing? • PHI 200 Week 5 DQ 1 The Value of Philosophy • After reflecting on what you have read about and thought about in our course, select one topic that you thought was interesting, challenging, difficult, aggravating, new, or provocative. Discuss why you chose this particular topic, what you have learned about it and how it made you think a bit differently both about the issues this topic raises and about the value of philosophy.
PHI 200 ASH Material PHI 200 Week 5 Written Assignment Final Argumentative Paper Death Penalty • PHI 200 Week 5 Written Assignment Final Argumentative Paper