Philosophy 341
Spring, 2010

Moral Issues

Daniel M. Hausman


TA: Jordan Rogers
Spring 2010 Syllabus

Some Discussion Questions

Kant, Roe v. Wade, Warren, Marquis, Thomson, Brody, Utilitarianism, Fieser, Rawls, Reiman, Mill, den Haag

Study Materials

Reformulating Arguments
Reformulating Arguments-Answer Sheet

Paper Check List
Ungraded quizzes
Midterm1, Fall 2002
Answers to Fall, 2000 Midterm Examination
Sample Introductory Paper, Fall 1999
Final Examination Study Guide,
2001 Final Examination with Answers


Principles and Exceptions
Skill Sheets: Logic, Necessary and Sufficient Conditions, Necessary and Sufficient Conditions (again) -- Answers

Practice Logic Quiz
Practice Logic Quiz Answers
Further Advice on Reconstructing Arguments

Writing Help

Strunk &White The Elements of Style (a great source)
Paper Check List
Sample Introductory Paper, Fall 1999

Rewriting suggestions

"Pillow Angel" links: Time Magazine Article , Parents Blog , Caplan's Critique , Peter Singer on Ashley

"Her Body, My Baby" by Alex Kucynski (New York Times Magazine)

Life in Prison w/o Parole for 13&14-year-olds

Henry Louis Gates on Reparations

Fall 2001 Web Page
Fall 2002 Web Page

Spring 2003 Web Page