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Bucks' three-point shooting woes put let-it-fly philosophy to the test Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
When the Milwaukee Bucks switched to their three-point heavy, let-it-fly offensive approach this season, they made a wager in doing so. They bet that they ...
Online Philosophy Resources Weekly Update Daily Nous
Here's the weekly report on new entries in online philosophical resources and new reviews of philosophy books. Below is a list of recent updates, if there have ...
Yerba Buena Is Built on a Philosophy of Goodness Within the Cannabis Industry Willamette Week
Location: Hillsboro. Signature Strain: Blue Desert Dragon Frost, a high-CBD cultivar born from a single seed gifted to the farm from a medical patient. For Yerba ...
New Institute for Philosophy in Tunisia Daily Nous
The Tunis College for Philosophy, a new institute in Tunisia dedicated to philosophical research, academic events, and the promotion of philosophy, opened in ...
The Philosophy and Politics of Early Abortion in the US Daily Nous
The past months have seen successful legislative efforts in several states to criminalize early abortion. Emboldened by Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the ...
Philosophers Among Those Newly Elected to the American Philosophical Society Daily Nous
The American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in the United States (“founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of 'promoting ...
Lifetime achievement award for Chinese philosophy scholar UH System Current News
Roger T. Ames received the 2019 John Dewey Society Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished career as a scholar-practitioner, working ...
Rep. Jim Clyburn shares his political philosophy through turtles Live 5 News WCSC
With all the wrangling and noise in DC, one of South Carolina's biggest leaders looks to an unexpected, small creature for some wisdom.
You weren't born 'to be useful,' Irish president tells students Big Think
Young philosophers don't exist to be useful, Irish president tells crowd at Irish Young Philosophers 2019 awards.
How Buddhists Can Benefit from Western Philosophy Lion's Roar
Take a second look at Western philosophy, advises William Edelglass — it might be more compatible with Buddhism than you think. From the Summer 2019 ...
How I learned to stop worrying and rediscover the ancient philosophy of Stoicism Salon
The great insight of the philosophy of Stoicism: Shaping your character is the only thing under your control.
Can philosophy be cool? A Hyde Park debate series revives the art of the late-night dorm rap session Chicago Tribune
A portrait of Night Owls, the philosophy series at University of Chicago that has become a centerpiece of intellectual life in Hyde Park.
New Book Offers Answers: “What Good is a Philosophy Degree?” Pacific University
And maybe most frequent: What can you do with a degree in philosophy? Pacific University Distinguished University Professor Emeritus Dave Boersema, ...
War With Iran - Freedom Philosophy Being Libertarian
Iran likewise needs to refuel patriotism among its people, else the Revolutionary Guard will be disposed of by its own people.
Political Philosophy: Notes on our current political standoff Wallowa County Chieftain
Sometimes it's helpful to take a few steps back in order to get a better perspective on what is happening around you right now.
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BBC - Ethics - Introduction to ethics: Consequentialism
Consequentialism says that right or wrong depend on the consequences of an act, and that the more good consequences are produced, the better the act.
What is consequentialist ethics / consequentialism?
Question: "What is consequentialist ethics / consequentialism?" Answer: Consequentialism is a theory of normative ethics.It holds that an act is only moral or ethical if it results in a good conclusion.
What You Should Know About Kant's Ethics in a Nutshell
Immanuel Kant is one of the greatest philosophers of all time. Here's what you should know about Kant's ethics in a nutshell.
Act utilitarianism - Wikipedia
Act utilitarianism is a utilitarian theory of ethics which states that a person's act is morally right if and only if it produces the best possible results in that specific situation. Classical utilitarians, including Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, and Henry Sidgwick, define happiness as pleasure and the absence of pain.. Overview. To understand how act utilitarianism works, compare the ...
Teleological ethics | philosophy | Britannica.com
Teleological ethics: Teleological ethics, (teleological from Greek telos, “end”; logos, “science”), theory of morality that derives duty or moral obligation from what is good or desirable as an end to be achieved. Also known as consequentialist ethics, it is opposed to deontological ethics (from the Greek deon,
The Challenge of Cultural Relativism - UCA
The Challenge of Cultural Relativism . JAMES RACHELS . Adapted from The Elements of Moral Philosophy by James Rachels, Chapter 2, pp. 15-29. © 1999 . by McGraw-Hill ...
Ethics Theories: Utilitarianism Vs. Deontological Ethics ...
The following is an excerpt from article DE197-1 from the Christian Research Institute. The full pdf can be viewed by clicking here. Ethics Theories- Utilitarianism Vs. Deontological Ethics There are two major ethics theories that attempt to specify and justify moral rules and principles: utilitarianism and deontological ethics. Utilitarianism (also called consequentialism) is a moral […]
A Framework for Making Ethical Decisions | Science and ...
MAKING CHOICES: A FRAMEWORK FOR MAKING ETHICAL DECISIONS. Decisions about right and wrong permeate everyday life. Ethics should concern all levels of life: acting properly as individuals, creating responsible organizations and governments, and making our society as a whole more ethical.
The Prince - Wikipedia
The Prince (Italian: Il Principe [il ˈprintʃipe]) is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli.From his correspondence, a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (Of Principalities). However, the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death.
Kevin Tobia | Law | Philosophy
Thanks for visiting my site, which has information on my research and teaching. I work primarily in "experimental jurisprudence." This means I use experimental and philosophical methods to study questions in legal theory, including: who is the reasonable person; what does it mean to act intentionally; and do dictionaries provide reliable evidence about the "ordinary meaning" of legal texts?