Philosophy 7

Directions: Please provide detailed and elaborate responses to the following questions.  Your response should include examples from the reading assignments.

 

1.Which of the following issues would you classify as personal moral issues, and which would you classify as social issues: pornography, war, nuclear weapons, abortion, pre-marital sex, racial discrimination, civil disobedience, labor unions, AIDS, environmentalism, drugs, homelessness, gang violence?  Your response should be at least one page in length.

 

2.Should small groups of experts make any of the major decisions for society, or should all major decisions be made by majority rule?  Explain.  Your response should be at least one half of one page in length.

 

3.Do you think that every American has the right to a college education?  Your response should be at least one half of one page in length.

 

 

4.What laws, if any, do you regard as unjust?  Why?  Your response should be at least one half of one page in length.