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Sanctity of Life & Abortion

What is the Sanctity of Life (SoL) argument?

The SoL argument states that human life is valuable in itself. According to SoL all life is worthy of RESPECT and REVERENCE and is intrinsically worthwhile. 579 more words

AS Religious Ethics

January 14, 2017 - Cut the Strings That Pull Your Mind

“Understand at last that you have something in you more powerful and divine than what causes the bodily passions and pulls you like a mere puppet.

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Peter Singer and Preference Utilitarianism

Singer says that actually pleasure, whether higher or lower, is not the most important things, the interests of the individual are. Even though he believes that all humans do not possess equal worth, he says that everyone’s interests are equal. 262 more words


The Great Misconception About Consequentialism

Consequentialism it is almost universally misunderstood. Contrary to popular belief, the theory is arguably compatible with all other ethical theories deserving of good-repute (surprisingly even with Kantianism despite it being riddled with damning self-defeating characteristics). 817 more words


Coerced Morality

Is it good enough for a person to stop doing an immoral act at the request of another if he does not believe that the act is wrong? 1,022 more words

[Day 9] Talk with professor - Dr. Rosental (part 1) - The differences in philosophers through time and impact of philosophers to the world (10 min read)

*Dr. Rosental is my lecturer in PHI 190: Introduction to Philosophy. Apart of being Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy Department at Mercer University, he’s also the author of the book… 1,885 more words

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