Moral Relativism Schedule

Thurs., Sept. 4

Intro to the class

 

Tues., Sept. 9

1. Internet Encyclopedia of Ethics, entry on Moral Relativism: http://www.iep.utm.edu/moral-re/

  • Read the Intro, plus sections 2a-2b, 2f-2g, 3a-3b, 3d, 4a-4d, 4g (skip 2c-2e, 3c, 4e-4f)

 

Optional:  listen to one or both of the following podcasts on moral relativism from the Philosophy Bites podcast series

 

Thurs., Sept. 11

Meet in a new room! We have a new room for the rest of the term: Macmillan 166 (towards the South end of Main Mall). It’s at least a bit closer to the Arts end of campus than the Pharmacy room was.

 

1. Continue discussion of reading for Sept. 9

2. Wolf, Susan. “Two Levels of Pluralism.” Ethics 102.4  (July 1992):  785-798. On JSTOR: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2381554

 

Optional

White, Alan. “One Way to be a Moral Relativist.” Teaching Ethics 14.2  (Spring 2014): 91-103.  http://www.jstor.org/stable/2381554

This reading can be found on a password-protected page on this site, due to copyright rules: http://blogs.ubc.ca/phil230/readingassignment-schedule/password-protected-readings/

 

Tuesday, Sept. 16

1. Continue discussion of Wolf’s article

Optional 

 

 

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