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Top 10 Moral Dilemmas

Top 10 Moral Dilemmas
Miscellaneous Thankfully most of us do not come across dire situations that present a moral dilemma, but it is always a very interesting exercise to consider a dilemma and our reaction to it. So, I now present you with a list of ten agonizing moral dilemmas, in no particular order. 10. You are an inmate in a concentration camp. 9. You are an emergency worker that has just been called to the scene of an accident. She sees you and although barely conscious, she manages to mouth the words “I’m sorry”… You don’t understand, but her look answers you question. You reel back in shock, devastated by what her eyes have just told you. You look at the seat next to her and see her lover. If you tend to your wife however, the man will bleed to death despite the fact it could have been avoided. Who would you choose to work on? 8. You are the network administrator for a rather large company. One day you get a helpdesk request from a staff member asking for an email to get released. What do you do? 7. 6. Related:  Ethique_Politique

La philosophie morale De l’importance de la philosophie morale en philosophie La Philosophie morale est une des branches majeures de la philosophie. La philosophie morale a trait à la philosophie pratique, alors que la métaphysique se rapporte à la philosophie théorique. La morale parle donc de l’action (et répond aux questions telles que “existe-t-il des guerres justes ? La philosophie morale tente ultimement de répondre à la question suivante : Que dois-je faire ? Philosophie morale ou Philosophie éthique ? Il faut distinguer la philosophie morale de la philosophie éthique. Chez certains penseurs, la philosophie éthique est une philosophie dérivée de l’ontologie (Platon, Sartre), chez d’autres dérivée de la politique (Aristote). L’origine de la morale : Il y a deux manières d’envisager la source de la morale : – la théorie hétéronome de la morale : l’homme reçoit la morale d’ailleurs qui de lui-même (Dieu, la loi morale, la société). Courants de la philosophie morale : – Aristote : Ethique à Nicomaque

Some Moral Dilemmas The Trolley Problem, not in Grassian. Suggested by Philippa Foot (1920-2010), daughter of Esther, the daughter of President Grover Cleveland, but of British birth because of her father, William Sidney Bence Bosanquet. A trolley is running out of control down a track. This is a classic "right vs. good" dilemma. The Costly Underwater Tunnel Compare: 112 men were killed during the construction of Hoover Dam on the Nevada-Arizona border (the "official" number was 98, but others had died from causes more difficult to identify -- or easier to ignore -- like by carbon monoxide poisoning): The first to die was a surveyor, J.G. with a return to a completely unfamiliar Earth, against what seems to be genuine love for Preston, with a life in what actually are rather comfortable circumstances in the spaceship.

10 More Moral Dilemmas Humans Morality is fun to debate. At the end of last December, I posted a list of another 10 dilemmas. By the comments submitted, I realize many did not feel that they had sufficient debatable merit. Doctor’s Sick Patients You are a very skilled doctor with five dying patients, each of whom needs a different organ in order to live. a: Wait for the patient to die and then harvest his organs or b: Save the patient even though the other patients won’t get organs. If you chose to administer the medicine, would you still do so even if the medicine will not cure the patient, but, instead, delay his death to some short term future date or time after the five patients will have died? You have witnessed a man rob a bank, but then, he did something completely unusual and unexpected with the money. a: Call the police and report the robber, even though they would likely take the money away from the orphanage, or b: Do nothing and leave the robber and the orphans alone? Concentration Camp, Revised

Philosophie morale Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La philosophie morale est, au sens strict et contemporain, la branche de la philosophie et plus précisément de la philosophie pratique qui a pour objet les questions éthiques. Il faut la distinguer de l'éthique qui n'est pas une discipline spécifiquement philosophique mais relève également de l'éthique appliquée et théologique. §Histoire de la philosophie morale[modifier | modifier le code] Même si le terme philosophie morale n'apparaît qu'à partir d'Aristote dans l'Éthique à Nicomaque, les questions éthiques ont été au centre de la philosophie depuis les présocratiques. §Problèmes fondamentaux de la philosophie morale[modifier | modifier le code] La philosophie morale porte principalement sur la finalité de l'action et cherche à résoudre les questions qui peuvent se poser dans la délibération et la prise de décision : Que dois-je faire ? §Les conceptions fondamentales de la philosophie morale[modifier | modifier le code] Dilemme cornélien

6 Historical Heroes Who Did Awful Things Nobody Talks About W.E.B. Du Bois Was Friendly To The Nazis (For A While) C. M. W.E.B. But Everyone Forgets ... A bizarre, five-month-long trip to Nazi Germany in 1936 that was funded by a Nazi on the condition that Du Bois not criticize their treatment of Jews, which should probably have been a red flag. Hulton Archive/Hulton Archive/Getty Images"Troubling red flag" was likely a pretty consistent theme of that trip. When Du Bois returned to the United States, he wrote that the German's hatred of the Jews "is a reasoned prejudice, or an economic fear." As a black man touring the goddamn Third Reich, Du Bois was pleased to be able to report that he experienced no racial discrimination. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty ImagesHe stopped short of tongue-kissing Eva Braun, but not by much. As for what he truly believed, he did probably hold some anti-Semitic views, and was especially frustrated that the Jews in Germany were not particularly vocal about the mistreatment of African-Americans.

Lessons Worth Sharing While high speed loop-to-loop coasters and haunted houses are commercial hits of the 20th and 21st centuries, people have been scaring themselves and each other since the birth of the species. This has occurred through all kinds of methods such as storytelling, jumping off cliffs, and popping out to startle each other from the recesses of some dark cave. And we’ve done this for reasons other than fun: inciting fear is very effective at building group solidarity, teaching the next generation about what to fear and how to survive, and as a means of controlling behavior. For a more comprehensive history of how we’ve scared ourselves, you can check out SCREAM: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear. One of the most interesting things about studying fear is looking at the social constructions of fear and how culture and socialization influence what we’re afraid of. Through fear conditioning, which is connecting a neutral stimulus with a negative consequence, we can create a fear.

Philosophie morale : auteurs et problématiques Liberté, devoir, bonheur... Retrouvez les principaux auteurs et ouvrages concernant ce domaine de la philosophie, ainsi que les principales problématiques rencontrées. Autres thèmes : Liste des thématiques Définition La philosophie morale est l’une des branches traditionnelles de la philosophie. On peut définir la philosophie morale comme cette discipline qui cherche à répondre à la question : que dois-je faire ? Souvent on utilise éthique et morale comme deux synonymes, ayant un seul et même sens ; néanmoins, certains auteurs les différencient : l’éthique chercherait à identifier les principes à suivre pour atteindre le bonheur, la morale les règles à suivre pour faire son devoir. Bibliographie : pour commencer Voici les principaux ouvrages à lire si vous commencez à vous intéresser à ce domaine de la philosophie : Pour aller plus loin Des valeurs - Une approche sociologique Nathalie Heinich Cette question amène N. Peter Singer et La libération animale Collectif Questions de vie ou de mort Etc

Rebecca Lyn - EVERYONE PLEASE READ:: I NEED A FAVOR This... Judith Butler: qu'est-ce qu'une vie bonne? Qu’est-ce qu’une vie bonne ? est le texte du discours que Judith Butler a prononcé en 2012, en Allemagne, lorsque lui a été remis le prix Adorno. Ce texte de circonstance examine pourtant une question qui concerne des problèmes et enjeux centraux dans son œuvre : « comment mener une vie bonne dans une vie mauvaise » ? Pour Butler, qui rencontre cette question chez Adorno, il s’agit moins de répondre ou de rappeler des réponses apportées par d’autres philosophes que de faire émerger ses conditions et son sens actuels. Il n’est pas répondu ici à cette question car personne ne peut dire à la place des autres comment mener une vie pour qu’elle soit bonne : « comment pouvons-nous penser à une vie vivable sans poser un idéal unique ou uniforme » ? Le but n’est pas de parler et penser à la place des autres, mais de faire émerger des conditions rendant chacun capable de se poser cette question et d’y répondre pour lui-même. La question « comment mener une vie bonne dans une vie mauvaise ?

We don’t really get on. (Phrasal verbs for describing relationships) | About Words - Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog by Kate Woodford​ Two people who have a good relationship are often said to get on (well): I get on really well with both of my brothers. Meanwhile, people who stop being friends after an argument are frequently said to fall out: The brothers fell out over money. Let’s start with the first time we meet another person. Looking now at phrasal verbs that relate to romance, if we suddenly have strong romantic feelings for someone, we may say that we fall for them: Dan was good-looking and charming and I just fell for him. To end this post on a positive note, let’s remember that people who fall out can sometimes make up (= forgive each other and become friends or lovers again). Like this: Like Loading... Related Just get on with it! by Liz Walter My last blog about phrasal verbs attracted a lot of comments. In "the English language" Look out! by Liz Walter​ One of the difficult things about phrasal verbs is knowing where to put the object. Take it away!

no loving father would dignify that demand, paternal instinct takes over like a lion watching over his cub.The guard is going to execute regardless. i,as a father in that dilemma doesn't need to think twice, all for the sake of such an immoral request only to empower such a corrupt, immoral so called, guard. by mrsfrancis Mar 7

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