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The John Locke Research Papers Collection

The John Locke Research Papers Collection

The John Locke Research Papers Collection on Lockean contributions to Theology, Morality, Law, and the State. A collection of undergraduate and graduate research papers exploring John Locke’s contributions to theology, religion, morality, law, and the state, as well as his influence on the American political experience: ETH7630 – JUST WAR, REBELLION, AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION … Continue reading

WEEK 1: The Pulpit and the American Revolution

WEEK 1: The Pulpit and the American Revolution

WEEK 1: The Pulpit and the American Revolution The Pulpit and the American Revolution: Major Themes When the question is given, ‘whose political writings most influenced the Founding Fathers’, the usual names are to be expected: The Enlightenment thinkers Voltaire and Hume, the Social Contract theorists Locke, Hobbes and Rousseau, or perhaps the classics of … Continue reading

JUDITH THOMSON’S ‘VIOLINIST ANALOGY,’ NORMATIVE & COERCIVE PREGNANCIES, AND THE WEIGHT OF CONSENT

PHI7550 Final Exam – JUDITH THOMSON’S ‘VIOLINIST ANALOGY,’ NORMATIVE & COERCIVE PREGNANCIES, AND THE WEIGHT OF CONSENT QUESTION 1:  Some people argue that Judith Thomson’s argument seems applicable only to pregnancy resulting from rape, where the sex was not voluntary.  If you do not agree because you believe it applies in other cases, explain and … Continue reading

POJMAN’S THREE RESPONSES TO DEATH PENALTY OBJECTIONS

CLICK FOR PDF COPY: PHI7550 Final Exam – POJMAN’S THREE RESPONSES TO DEATH PENALTY OBJECTIONS QUESTION 3:  Present and explain three objections to the death penalty that professor Pojman addresses.  How does Pojman respond to these objections?  Do you think he succeeds?  Explain and defend your answer. Pojman’s Three Responses to Death Penalty Objections In … Continue reading

Abortion Mortality Rate: 33%

PDF Document Regarding Rates and Statistics: Abortion Mortality Rate I. Abortion Mortality Rate Live Births Per Year[i] Since 1973-2005, there has been a yearly average of 3.78 million live births per year in the United States. The total number of live births from this period is approximately 121,000,000.[ii] Legally Induced Abortions[iii] For the same period, … Continue reading