Questions of value [CD-Audio book] / Patrick Grim.

By: Grim, Patrick
Contributor(s): Teaching Company
Material type: SoundSoundSeries: Great courses (Compact disc): Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2005Edition: Library edDescription: 12 compact discs (ca. 720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm.)ISBN: 1598030949; 9781598030945Subject(s): Values | Conduct of life | Ethics | Philosophy -- History | Conduct of life | Ethics | Philosophy | ValuesGenre/Form: History.DDC classification: 170 LOC classification: BJ1025
Contents:
Part 1. Lectures 1. Questions of value -- lecture 2. Facts and values -- lecture 3. Lives to envy, lives to admire -- lecture 4. Foundations of ethics : theories of the good -- lecture 5. Foundations of ethics : theories of the right -- lecture 6. Thoughts on religion and values -- lecture 7. Life's priorities -- lecture 8. The cash value of a life -- lecture 9. How do we know right from wrong? -- lecture 10. Cultures and values : questions of relativism -- lecture 11. Cultures and values : hopi, Navajo, and Ik -- lecture 12. Evolution, ethics, and game theory.
Part 2. Lectures 13. The objective side of value -- lecture 14. Better off dead -- lecture 15. A picture of justice -- lecture 16. Life's horrors -- lecture 17. A genealogy of my morals -- lecture 18. Theories of punishment -- lecture 19. Choice and chance -- lecture 20. Free will and determinism -- lecture 21. Images of immortality -- lecture 22. Ethical knowledge, rationality, and rules -- lecture 23. Moralities in conflict and in change -- lecture 24. Summing up.
Lecturer: Patrick Grim, State University of New York at Stony Brook.Summary: Presents a series of twenty-four lectures on the philosophical examination of the wide range of decisions all of us encounter in pursuing our lives, with a look at individual choice, evolution and ethics, about whether punishment is justified by retribution or by deterrence and about the differing lessons drawn from life's worst horrors by both religious and anti-religious traditions.
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"Philosophy & intellectual history" -- case cover.

Accompanying course guidebook includes a glossary, biographical notes, and a bibliography.

Part 1. Lectures 1. Questions of value -- lecture 2. Facts and values -- lecture 3. Lives to envy, lives to admire -- lecture 4. Foundations of ethics : theories of the good -- lecture 5. Foundations of ethics : theories of the right -- lecture 6. Thoughts on religion and values -- lecture 7. Life's priorities -- lecture 8. The cash value of a life -- lecture 9. How do we know right from wrong? -- lecture 10. Cultures and values : questions of relativism -- lecture 11. Cultures and values : hopi, Navajo, and Ik -- lecture 12. Evolution, ethics, and game theory.

Part 2. Lectures 13. The objective side of value -- lecture 14. Better off dead -- lecture 15. A picture of justice -- lecture 16. Life's horrors -- lecture 17. A genealogy of my morals -- lecture 18. Theories of punishment -- lecture 19. Choice and chance -- lecture 20. Free will and determinism -- lecture 21. Images of immortality -- lecture 22. Ethical knowledge, rationality, and rules -- lecture 23. Moralities in conflict and in change -- lecture 24. Summing up.

Lecturer: Patrick Grim, State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Presents a series of twenty-four lectures on the philosophical examination of the wide range of decisions all of us encounter in pursuing our lives, with a look at individual choice, evolution and ethics, about whether punishment is justified by retribution or by deterrence and about the differing lessons drawn from life's worst horrors by both religious and anti-religious traditions.

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