Philosophy 341
Fall, 2013

Moral Issues

Daniel M. Hausman


TAs: Zi Lin
Shannon Nolen

Fall 2013 Syllabus

Some Discussion Questions

Kant, Roe v. Wade, Warren, Marquis, Thomson, Brody, Utilitarianism

Study Materials

Reformulating Arguments
Reformulating Arguments-Answer Sheet

Paper Check List
Ungraded quizzes
Midterm1, Fall 2002
Answers to Fall, 2000 Midterm Examination
Sample Introductory Paper, Fall 1999
Review Questions
Fall 2011 Final Examination
Fall Midterm on Logic and Surrogate Motherhood


Principles and Exceptions
Skill Sheets: Logic, Necessary and Sufficient Conditions, Necessary and Sufficient Conditions (again) -- Answers

Practice Logic Quiz
Practice Logic Quiz Answers
Further Advice on Reconstructing Arguments

Writing Help

Strunk &White The Elements of Style (a great source)
Paper Check List
Sample Introductory Paper, Fall 1999

Rewriting suggestions

"Pillow Angel" links: Time Magazine Article , Parents Blog , Caplan's Critique , Peter Singer on Ashley

"Her Body, My Baby" by Alex Kucynski (New York Times Magazine)

Life in Prison w/o Parole for 13&14-year-olds

Meet My Son

Fall 2001 Web Page
Fall 2002 Web Page

Spring 2003 Web Page