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July 31st, 2005


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reinhabitants
10:32 pm - Week 4: Agree & Disagree
To earn 10 points of credit for Intro to Moral Issues, please respond to the question below. Your response needs to be 150 - 200 words. Make sure to include your name in your subject line.


Name one thing that Caputo discusses in _Against Ethics_ that you agree with, and explain why. Also, name one thing that Caputo discusses that you disagree with, and explain why. Note: You may agree and disagree with different aspects of the same point.


To earn another 10 points of credit, please respond to any comment your classmates posted to this topic. Your response needs to be 75 - 100 words. Make sure to include your name in your subject line.


Due Thursday, 8/4

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From:(Anonymous)
Date:August 4th, 2005 05:36 pm (UTC)

Jesse Jesnen

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I thought Caputo has a good idea as of how to address issues regarding a practical sense. I believe he is very humble and knows that he doesn't really understand anything in entirely, because of that he has a good idea of how to interact. Although I feel that the universe has solutions they are just to precise to see on a large level. I also feel that ethics are a good model to work from one just has to ask if this is an extreme case where the ethic is confused and if the set of ethics you live by can be used in that particular situation. I think the argument made was that ethics where created to make it easy to make decisions, but I don't think the intent of ethics allows us to ignore whether it's valid. I believe most ethical people don't believe that ethic are a answer all solution.

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