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Socrates, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Tocqueville

Review each of the following quotations. For each quote, choose one foundational thinker we have read, whose theory you think speaks best to the themes raised by the quotation, and discuss why in 2-3 paragraphs. Students should consider a different foundational thinker for each quotation.:Thinkers: Socrates, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, TocquevilleBe sure to:(a) identify [...]

Socrates, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Tocqueville

Review each of the following quotations. For each quote, choose one foundational thinker we have read, whose theory you think speaks best to the themes raised by the quotation, and discuss why in 2-3 paragraphs. Students should consider a different foundational thinker for each quotation.:Thinkers: Socrates, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, TocquevilleBe sure to:(a) identify [...]

Phl Unit 6

Read ch. 5 on Kant and watch Sandels Episode 6 (both halves), on Kants Groundwork. (Optional: watch Sandels Episode 7, Part One (first half of episode 7); it's on lying, but we can skip this part of Kant). In your short essay, answer the following. Also, respond to a peer post.Explain how Kants moral law [...]

Phl Unit 6

Read ch. 5 on Kant and watch Sandels Episode 6 (both halves), on Kants Groundwork. (Optional: watch Sandels Episode 7, Part One (first half of episode 7); it's on lying, but we can skip this part of Kant). In your short essay, answer the following. Also, respond to a peer post.Explain how Kants moral law [...]

Phl Unit 6

Read ch. 5 on Kant and watch Sandels Episode 6 (both halves), on Kants Groundwork. (Optional: watch Sandels Episode 7, Part One (first half of episode 7); it's on lying, but we can skip this part of Kant). In your short essay, answer the following. Also, respond to a peer post.Explain how Kants moral law [...]

The Ontological Argument for Gods Existence

Explain, reconstruct, and evaluate The Ontological Argument for Gods Existence. Your paper should minimally discuss (a) the distinction between a prior and a posteriori propositions;(b) the distinction between existence and essence; and the criticism discussed in the class. Finally, you need to assess the theory by arguing either that the criticism of the theory is [...]

The Ontological Argument for Gods Existence

Explain, reconstruct, and evaluate The Ontological Argument for Gods Existence. Your paper should minimally discuss (a) the distinction between a prior and a posteriori propositions;(b) the distinction between existence and essence; and the criticism discussed in the class. Finally, you need to assess the theory by arguing either that the criticism of the theory is [...]

reflective assessment of your learning

Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:Textbook: Chapter 13LessonIntroductionIn this session, you have been considering moral-ethical dilemmas you yourself faced or that you know of that you either resolved or failed to resolve, but hopefully learned from. You may never have given much thought to ethical theory nor what ethical premises/paradigms you have unconsciously [...]

reflective assessment of your learning

Required ResourcesRead/review the following resources for this activity:Textbook: Chapter 13LessonIntroductionIn this session, you have been considering moral-ethical dilemmas you yourself faced or that you know of that you either resolved or failed to resolve, but hopefully learned from. You may never have given much thought to ethical theory nor what ethical premises/paradigms you have unconsciously [...]