Capital Punishment

After doing the reading, write at least 250 words in response.

 

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Q1:  Evaluate the arguments for capital punishment by Feser and Oderberg. Is Oderberg’s six-step argument for capital punishment a valid argument, or is it missing any premises?

 

Book: https://bccatholic.ca/voices/c-s-morrissey/capital-punishment-arguments-built-on-false-premises

 

Just War

After doing the reading, write at least 250 words in response.

 

Q2:  Do you think intentional killing is ever permissible? Explain and evaluate John Finnis’s arguments on intentional killing (in sections 2.1.1; 3.4.1; 6.1; and 7.5)

 

Book: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/aquinas-moral-political/#SomeExam

 

Consumerism

After doing the reading, write at least 250 words in response.

 

Q3: What does it mean to say, “The medium is the message”? Explain and give your own examples from contemporary technologies.  (Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media, Chapter 1)

 

Book: https://web.mit.edu/allanmc/www/mcluhan.mediummessage.pdf