Do you think that Jack Phillips, the baker, wrongly discriminated against gay couples when he refused to make wedding cakes for the gay couple?

6-1 In-class Activity What do you think about Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips’ action & the Colorado Civil Rights Commission’s treatment of Phillips? Answer the following questions: Q1. Do you think that Jack Phillips, the baker, wrongly discriminated against gay couples when he refused to make wedding cakes for the gay couple? Q2. Do you […]

Explain Socrates’ arguments against Cebes’s objection that the soul is long-lasting but not immortal (Phaedo (95c ff)); are they persuasive?

Explain Socrates’ arguments against Cebes’s objection that the soul is long-lasting but not immortal (Phaedo (95c ff)); are they persuasive? why or why not?

What are two problems that we may encounter when trying to justify our beliefs by referring to others.

Short-Answer Questions 1. (1 pt.) Explain in your own words why we need to refer to authorities to provide justifications for our beliefs. What are two problems that we may encounter when trying to justify our beliefs by referring to others. 2. (2 pts.) The following argument, drawn from our textbook, is a type of ad hominem argument. Put it […]

What are ways in which you can attend to and counteract these types of coercive power — again, either as someone exerting this power or receiving this power?

Short-Answer Questions 1. (1 pt.) What is your experience with coercive power– either as someone exerting this power or receiving this power? I’m particularly interested in hearing about what our author calls “implicit ad baculums” that can occur through subtle non-verbal cues (p.143). Why are these detrimental to critical thinking? What are ways in which you […]

Do you think that there is any other way(s) in which advertising could be unethical?

5.1 In Week 4 & 5-1 lecture, we’ve learned that advertising could be unethical in two ways: (a)[O’Neil/Susser et al.] Advertising is unethical when it manipulates the audience. (b)[Johnson] Advertising is unethical when it bullshits. Q1. Once again, briefly describe the ad that you recently saw/heard; do you think that the ad was unethical in […]

Does it help strengthen utilitarianism by showing how a utilitarian could respond to that objection? 

400 words In the Ancient Greek world (the world of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, often regarded as the birthplace of philosophy) a “symposium” was a banquet held after a meal, an “after party” of sorts that usually included drinking, dancing, recitals, and engaging conversations on the topics of the day. For our purposes in this […]

In this excerpt they debate Singer’s utilitarian philosophy which allows for Euthanizing children with severe disability.

Should we Euthanize severely disabled children? In this excerpt they debate Singer’s utilitarian philosophy which allows for Euthanizing children with severe disability. How do you feel about this decision? Which theory learned in class back you up in your position? Apply three claims to back you up.

What could be another way to mitigate the harm of online manipulation?

read the course files first before attempting the questions 4-1 In-class Activity Q1. Describe one or two advertisements that you recently saw/heard. (100 words) Q2. Do you think that the ad(s) was manipulative? Why or why not?  (100 words) 4-3 in-class activity Q1. Do you agree with Susser, Roessler, and Nissenbaum that online manipulation is harmful, […]

 Define any technical terms in your own words and cite the textbook page number that you draw from.

Short-Answer Questions make it brief 1. (1 pt.) What do you think our course (Critical Reasoning) is meant to help you with in terms of your System 1 and System 2 thinking? Define any technical terms in your own words and cite the textbook page number that you draw from. 2. (1 pt.) Give an example of when […]

Explain in your own words why you think you should exercise the “principle of charity” when interpreting the arguments of others?

Short-Answer Questions make it brief 1. (1 pt.) Explain in your own words why you think you should exercise the “principle of charity” when interpreting the arguments of others? Relate it to your personal values. That is, how would exercising the “principle of charity” help you become a better person by your standards? 2. (1 pt.) Reconstruct the following […]

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