Elijah Millgram

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PHIL 4010
Weekly assignments:

  1. Aug. 22 (for those of you who have already taken a class from me, who know what these outline assignments -- not the same as microcommentary assignments! -- are supposed to look like, and who want to get an early start): Lenman, p. 360, either from "But this does not help" until the end of the para., or from "If consequentialism is to be a theory..." to the end of the para. (on the following page).
  2. Aug. 29: In John Tooby and Leda Cosmides, excerpt from "The Psychological Foundations of Culture," either p. 104, last para. ("This result is logically inevitable..."), or p. 111, top para. ("1. In order to perform tasks successfully...").
  3. Sept. 5: Either Anderson, Values in Ethics and Economics, first full para. on p. 39 ("Consider first how expressive theories..."), or Nussbaum, Fragility, first full para. on p. 114 ("How could such an absurd mistake occur?")
  4. Sept. 12: Anderson, Values in Ethics and Economics, second full para. on p. 61 ("Consequentialists may dig in their heels...").
  5. Sept. 19: Anderson, Values in Ethics and Economics, either the penultimate para. (p. 115, "This line of thought..."), or the final para. ("Second, the skeptical attitude...").
  6. Sept. 26: Anderson, either Values in Ethics and Economics, the first full para. on p. 166, starting in the middle of the para. ("But the market can claim..."), or d'Agostino, Incommensurability and Commensuration, para. bridging pp. 14f ("The point, briefly...").