Today's learning goal
Understand the key differences and similarities between Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill's philosophies!
One Philosophy, Two Different Moral Judgements
Step 1: Watch the CNN report on the Supreme Court case, Morse v. Frederick (2002) aka “Bong Hits For Jesus”
Step 2: Answer the two following questions in order to determine the morally correct court ruling on this case from John Stuart Mill’s utilitarian perspective AND Jeremy Bentham’s utilitarian perspective?
Discuss the starter
Discussion of the "life boat scenario" from the beginning of Ch. 2
Remember the "lifeboat" scenario from last night's reading? Yeah, sure you do. It's the one about the English sailors adrift at sea, at the brink of starvation?
Time to work on the study group discussion questions for Ch. 2
Powerpoint Lecture time!
Class Closing: Go over your understanding of today's learning goal with a partner.
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Humanities 11 Teacher at Animas High School