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Who would push the fat guy?

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MY FAVOURITE article in this week's paper has the tagline, (Who would push the fat guy?
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The Emerging Divide in Evangelical Theology - Virtue Online

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The Emerging Divide in Evangelical Theology Virtue Online In the first decade of this new century, the presses have groaned under the weight of books by evangelicals in systematic theology, historical theology, ethics, hermeneutics, biblical...
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Introduction: A Survey of Natural Law Teaching in Scotland ... - Blogs

Part of Natural Law, 1625-1850: An International Research Network. These pages are designed to provide an introduction to the vast resources about the teaching of natural law in Scotland from the seventeenth to the ...
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Pro-choice thought experiment: The burning IVF lab - Lifesite

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Pro-choice thought experiment: The burning IVF lab
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You would think the ethical thing to do would be to rescue the greatest amount of humans possible, in this case the ten embryos. But if we would allow ...
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Brian J. Shanley: The humanities offer a meaningful life - The Providence Journal

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The Providence Journal
Brian J. Shanley: The humanities offer a meaningful life The Providence Journal Socrates describes his own mission to the people of Athens as an attempt to get them to care about their souls and their goodness or virtue more...
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Legal Theory Blog: Legal Theory Lexicon: Virtue Jurisprudence

Legal Theory Blog: Legal Theory Lexicon: Virtue Jurisprudence | Ethics and Ethical Theories | Scoop.it
Introduction Law students with a background in philosophy are sure to notice the strong influence of moral philosophy on legal thinking. Theories like Kant's moral philosophy have had a profound influence on the idea of ...
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Utilitarianism

@itsThat_0ne_guy I prefer the theory of Rule Utilitarianism myself, read this page ,then click on Rule Utilitarianism.
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Jonathan Haidt: What the moral sciences should look like ...

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They tend to see separate objects (versus relationships), and they tend to rely on analytical thinking (categories and laws, reason and logic) versus holistic thinking (patterns and context). Does this make us WEIRD people ...
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The Joy of Parenting Children with Down Syndrome - First Things (blog)

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First Things (blog)The Joy of Parenting Children with Down SyndromeFirst Things (blog)The speech was about the importance of human exceptionalism in medicine–opposing Peter Singer-style utilitarianism and the so-called “quality of life” ethic.
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'If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable' - Stabroek News

'If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable' - Stabroek News | Ethics and Ethical Theories | Scoop.it
'If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable' Stabroek News The intellectual and moral satisfaction that I failed to gain from the utilitarianism of Bentham and Mill, the revolutionary methods of Marx and Lenin, the social contract theory of...
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Rationally Speaking: Are there natural laws?

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by Massimo Pigliucci I recently attended a talk by Daniel Garber (Princeton University) on the topic of “God, Laws and the Order of Nature in the Scientific Revolution.” While Garber's talk was mostly historical in nature, it raised ...
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Study: Anti-bullying Programs Increase Bullying - The New American

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Study: Anti-bullying Programs Increase Bullying
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As C.S. Lewis once explained: No justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous. Without the aid of trained emotions the intellect is powerless against the animal organism.
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Astronaut versus Cowboy Ethics - Scientific American (blog)

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Astronaut versus Cowboy Ethics
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Others will seek to do as you do. Contagious behaviors bind our common fate to what we allow. Tragedy once meant more than a bad ending.
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Dorf on Law: Utilitarianism, Philanthropy and the Act/Omission ...

By Mike Dorf Professor Buchanan's post on Friday problematized a recent NY Times column by Peter Singer that I also found problematic--but my chief difficulty with Singer's analysis is somewhat different.
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The fifth and sixth medical ethics isms-Deontology and Rights Theory

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Deontology departs from pragmatic philosophies of ethics. The extreme of Deontology would be those who follow Ayn Rand's Objectivism. Deontology is all about motives. One can make a decision out of duty, but the right or ...
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Utilitarianism and Other Essays - Essays - Literature & Fiction

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Utilitarianism and Other Essays - Essays - Literature & Fiction (Utilitarianism and Other Essays http://t.co/fFWqoDx2...)...
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Goodness has nothing to do with it

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A good man?


IN THE grand scheme of things Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill are normally thought of as good guys. Between them, they came up with the ethical theory known as utilitarianism.
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Antisocial personality traits predict utilitarian responses to moral dilemmas - EurekAlert (press release)

Antisocial personality traits predict utilitarian responses to moral dilemmasEurekAlert (press release)NEW YORK – September 30, 2011 – A study conducted by Daniel Bartels, Columbia Business School, Marketing, and David Pizarro, Cornell University,...
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