Philosophy 126: Introduction to Values
Schedule of Presentations (Fall 2002)
 
Equality and its Implications: Affirmative Action
W:10/23: Heather Stellow, Lauren Dart
Equality for Animals: Animal Testing & Animal Suffering
F:10/25: Sarah Travis, Kyle Ristema
Taking Animal Life: Vegetarianism
W: 10/30: Megan Powell, Rebecca Monsour
Taking Fetal Life: Abortion
F: 11/1: Zack Sabol, Cassady Murphy
M: 11/4: Nicole Lowis, Morgan Hansen
Taking Human Life: Euthanasia
W: 11/6: Cristen Poynter, Crystal Jacob
F: 11/8: Brooke McKenney, Brianne Hauser
Rich & Poor: Poverty and Distributive Justice
W: 11/13: Joe Bush, Nicole Mills
F: 11/15: Alicia Allen, Lucas Oostindie
Insiders & Outsiders: Immigration and Refugees
M: 11/18: Jessica Bebow, Jamie Stahl
W: 11/20: Justin McHugh, Ryan Holbrook
Environmental Ethics
F: 11/22: Theresa Miller, James Edington
M: 11/25: Keith Hansen, Rachel Landuyt
Means & Ends: Legality, Morality & Civil Disobience
W: 11/27: Nick D’Aigle, Aaron Bradley
Why Be Moral?
M: 12/2: Chad Vietzke, Jason Garvin
 
Survey Results
Question AGREE agree Neither disagree DISAGREE Total
Affirmative action is unjust reverse discrimination. 3 12 7     18
Animal experimentation should be banned. 3 7 5 10 1 1
Killing animals for food is morally highly questionable.     3 12 11 -34
Abortion should banned entirely. 1 6 4 8 8 -16
Euthanasia should be legalized. 7 8 8 3   19
The poor are morally entitled to more of the world's wealth. 4 2 8 7 5 -7
The U.S. should allow increased immigration.   3 9 10 4 -15
Drastic action is needed now to prevent experimental disaster. 7 8 10 1   21
You are morally obliged to obey even unjust laws.   8 8 6 4 -6