Seminari Peter Singer

Ethics: an utilitarian approach

Del 2 al 13 de juny del 2003

Programa:

  1. The nature of ethics
  2. The origins of ethics and the nature of ethical judgment

    Evolution and the is-ought gap

    Hume and Kant, emotion or reason as the basis for ehtics

    Universalizability: can ethics have an objective element?

  3. Normative ethics
  4. From universalizability to preference utilitarianism

    Two level veiw

    Against the use of intuitions to test ethical views

  5. The expanding circle
  6. Human beings, sentient beings, living things and natural objects

  7. Ehtics and animals
  8. Speciesism

    Non-speciesist ways of separating [most]humans from [most] animals

    Consequences: eating meat, experimentation, etc.

  9. The sanctity of life ethic, I
  10. The embryo

    The fetus

    The infant

  11. The sanctity of life ethic, II
  12. Brain death

    The persistent vegetative state

    Voluntary euthanasia

  13. The obigation to assist others
  14. Ethics for one world
  15. The genetics revolution
  16. Ehtics and self-interest
Seminari Peter Singer: Ethics: an utilitarian approach
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Ethics and self-interest

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The Genetics revolution

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Ethics for one world

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The Obligation to assist others

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The Sanctity of life ethic, II

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Ethics and morality evolution

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The Sanctity of life ethic, I

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Ethics and animals

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Normative ethics

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The Nature of ethics

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