PHIL-101: Introduction to Philosophy

Dr. Kimbrough

Jacksonville University

Fall 2017

 

Presentation Dates

(Instructions for preparing presentation)

 

Date

Target

Presenter

9/5

Aristotle’s virtue ethics

9/7

Doris’s empirical critique of the concept of moral character

 

9/12

Kant’s deontological moral theory

9/14

Mill’s utilitarian moral theory

Amber

9/19

Greene’s brain studies of moral reasoning

Austin B.

9/21

Rachels’ defense of moral realism

Naomi

9/26

Ayer’s theory that moral judgments only express emotions

Austin K.

9/28

Mackie’s theory that all moral judgments are false

Matt

10/5

Doris and Stich’s use of empirical studies to object to moral realism

Laura

10/10

Nielsen’s compatibilist theory of free will

Rachel

10/10

Chisholm’s libertarian theory of free will

Dawson

10/12

Frankfurt’s theory of free will

Dwayne

10/17

Nahmias’s survey studies about the concept of free will

Paula

10/24

Plato’s philosophical method

Christina

10/26

Stich’s critique of conceptual analysis

Patrick

11/7

Descartes’ mind/body dualism

Kim

11/9

Phelan’s materialist critique of dualism

McLean

11/14

Leibniz’s theory that only minds exist

Carlin

11/16

Jackson’s argument that consciousness is not physical

Anna

11/16

Chalmers’ call for a new science of consciousness

Connor

11/30

Paul Churchland’s eliminative materialism

                            12/5

Dennett’s defense of folk psychology

Chris