PHIL-101: Introduction to Philosophy

Dr. Kimbrough

Jacksonville University

Spring 2018

 

Presentation Dates

(Instructions for preparing presentation)

 

Date

Target

Presenter

1/16

Aristotle’s virtue ethics

 

1/18

Doris’s empirical critique of the concept of moral character

Nina

1/23

Kant’s deontological moral theory

Eileen

1/25

Mill’s utilitarian moral theory

 

1/30

Greene’s brain studies of moral reasoning

Lauren

2/1

Rachels’ defense of moral realism

Olivia

2/6

Ayer’s theory that moral judgments only express emotions

Gabi

2/8

Mackie’s theory that all moral judgments are false

Emily

2/15

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

Melanie

2/22

Nielsen’s compatibilist theory of free will

Morgan

2/22

Chisholm’s libertarian theory of free will

Aeris

2/27

Frankfurt’s theory of free will

Amanda

3/1

Libet’s brain studies

Annalyse

3/6

Plato’s philosophical method

Maxwell

3/20

Stich’s critique of conceptual analysis

Eileen

3/22

Descartes’ mind/body dualism

Madison R.

3/27

Phelan’s materialist critique of dualism

Erika

3/29

Leibniz’s theory that only minds exist

Breanna

4/3

Jackson’s argument that consciousness is not physical

Maddie K.

4/5

Chalmers’ call for a new science of consciousness

Gavin

4/12

Paul Churchland’s eliminative materialism

Sarah

                            4/17

Dennett’s defense of folk psychology

Alicia

4/19

Gopnik & Wellman’s theory of mind