Twain, M. (1994). Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Dover Thrift Editions.). New York: Dover Publications. Available at http://contentserver.adobe.com/store/books/HuckFinn.pdfRead Chapter 8 in Huckleberry Finn. You may have read this book years ago, but this time read it from the philosopher’s perspective you have matured within yourself in this class. Try to pick up on the ethical dilemma Twain writes into the story for Huck while he struggles with what is “right” to society and what is “right” to himself. In the .pdf provided for class, this is most clear on page 45 (it may be on a different page if you are using another format of the book). There are a couple passages in this book worth discussion, be-prepared in the Discussion Forum this week to discuss what your perspective allows you to you see.Now that you are done with Chapter 8 from Mark Twain, check out the Khan Academy Video about The Divine Command Theory. Watch this video from Khan Academy:Darwall, S. Ethics” God and Morality, Part 1. Khan Academy. Available at https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/wi-phi/wiphi-value-theory/wiphi-ethics/v/god-morality-part-1Now read Chapter 12 of Huckleberry Finn, available at http://contentserver.adobe.com/store/books/HuckFinn.pdfRead about Kantian Ethics: http://www.csus.edu/indiv/g/gaskilld/ethics/kantian%20ethics.htmRead about Moral Absolutism at http://www.philosophybasics.com/branch_moral_absolutism.html and note the philosophers you have heard about who discuss it (Plato, Aristotle, Kant, to name a few). Do not skip over the criticism part of this reading.Watch this video: https://fod.infobase.com/p_ViewPlaylist.aspx?AssignmentID=XCJTTCPart 1Your FIRST of TWO topics this week:Huckleberry Finn.Either from Chapter 8 or 12 or anywhere in the book if you’ve read more, please post a short observation about how you directly can relate to the ethical or moral dilemma the characters were going through.Identify which of the terms from the Kantian Ethics reading you are referencing, please.You must comment on your peers’ thoughts as well.Your SECOND topic posts in the Discussion Forum this week:Provide a modern example of a Categorical Imperative in your life or culture.You must comment on your peers’ thoughts as well.1-2 paragraghs on each topic and cite any reference in apa format. Part 2Present a 3-page research paper on Ethics and Morality in the world around you. Remember, your personal philosophy is right for you, you do not have to agree with these scholars or anyone in the class. Please respect yourself enough to state your case, and others enough to allow them to state theirs.You must pick one of these three topics: 1. If you are a religious person, write about an ethical conflict you have with your own religion’s tenants which you feel morally obligated to not follow.This can be as brave as talking about gender and sexuality issues or as light as if you always follow the dietary practices your religion requires, (alcohol, smoking, kosher diet, or halal food for example). You must use at least two examples in your writing.Use the correct terms you learned this unit.2. Write about the immigration in Europe. Should anyone be allowed into a sovereign country?Pick a side and discuss the ethical and moral dilemma the arriving and receiving societies face. You must use at least two examples in your writing.Use the correct terms you learned this unit.3. Write about enforcing an adult belief structure onto children who haven’t chosen it yet (FGM, for example). What are the moral and ethical challenges of this?You must give at least two examples. Assignment GuidelinesWrite a fully APA-compliant 3- page paper for this UnitYou should include a reference page, with APA citations, at the end of your paper. This page is not part of the 3-pages of written workStandard margins, 12-point font, New Times Roman or similarDo not write less, do not write moreBe sure to read the assessment criteria before you begin writingFor more information on APA formatting: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/Part 3For this week’s journal, please share what the most interesting part (lesson/discussion) this week was to you. How did that reading, or experience of thinking about it, change your worldview? Please explain how you thought before, and how the new viewpoint changed that old thinking into something new. Minimum words is 300 and cite any reference in apa format.
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