Identify and distinguish ethical concepts (‘egoism,’ ‘altruism,’ ‘good,’ ‘moral worth,’ etc.)
Understand and articulate the basic arguments underlying normative ethical theories
Note: you must already have a prepared draft to bring to the final
Readings to Prepare for the Exam:
The Meeting of the East and West, Confucianism and Taoism, P. 322 -346
Confucianism: Confucius (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Daoism: Daoism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
The Analects of Confucius: The Analects of Confucius
(for Utilitarianism) The Meeting of the East and West, The Business Man’s World, P. 111
Note: if you quote or paraphrase from the readings, let me know with a (Confucius ), (Daoism), i.e., the work in parentheses after the work cited.
Note: Do not use any other sources other than these. Doing so will automatically give you an F.
Explain Confucius’ ordering principle in society, in what way are all five relations related to one another.
Explain the concepts of Chih, Jen, and Yung.
Explain the concept of man-to-man-ness and its relationship to the Dao (way or bridge)
Give a brief overview of utilitarianism. In what ways do Confucianism differ from utilitarianism in terms of social relations and nature of the self and ethics?
The essay is double-spaced and to be submitted as a word document
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