Extended from Monday, here is the reading and writing assignment for Wednesday, due in class in hardcopy; also please get me another copy of your first assignment, since I regrettably seem to have lost it!
1. "Some Basic Points about Arguments," James Rachels (from The Right Thing to Do): http://aphilosopher.googlepages.com/rachels-on-arguments.pdf
- James Rachels, "A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy" (from The Right Thing to Do): http://aphilosopher.googlepages.com/rachels-intro-to-ethics.pdf (focus on the 2nd half: utilitarianism, Kantianism and social contract theory)
- Alan Soble, “Philosophy of Sexuality” – The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://www.iep.utm.edu/sexualit/
For each reading, write at least two questions about the reading, questions that - if we asked them in class, would lead to and further discussion -- and answer these questions. Thus, at least 6 questions total. The total assignment should likely be at least 2-3 pages.