What is the difference between moral reasoning, moral principles, and moral relativism?
o Are value-judgments equivalent to taste in a matter?
o Which is the most important to keep in mind when deciding what the morally correct
thing to do is?
Will it differ depending on your background?
How much can your background influence this? Is it always 100%?
What creates a background?
Is it based on the moral reasoning, principals, relativism?
How can the religions presented affect to mind of believers?
o Do Buddhist teachings and Islamic teachings affect followers in the same way?
Do all teachings affect moral issues or do some just teach wisdom?
Is the point of religion to teach moral values?
What is Self Interest Theory?
o Do you agree with the principle idea of this theory? Defend.
o What are the different arguments underlying this theory?
Which is most effective?
What is Utilitarianism?
o Discuss Heinz dilemma. Do all motives follow guidelines?
How can emotion and reason effect our everyday decision making?
o Which do you think has helped humans more in terms of survival?
o Do we tend to second guess ourselves more with moral issues?
What determines our stance on a moral issue?
o Discuss the presentation on abortion.