|Questions placed here are among the better and more thematic of student questions which arrived each Sunday evening.|
from Nicomachean Ethics (ca. 350 B.C.)
Question 1: What determines the difference between just and unjust?
Justice as Fairness (1957)
Question 2: The meaning of justice varies as one applies it to practices, particular actions, or persons. Why is this so?
2) Is "justice" supposed to benefit the 'common good' or an
Robby Nickles: Aristotle, Justice as Fairness
1. The just is defined as lawful and fair, and the unjust as the
2. How can one define "just" in a human society where everyone
Lauren Fabrizi: Week 2: Defining Justice, "Nicomachean Ethics"
" Justice as Fairness": Does John Rawls see justice as fair?
Larry McLemore week 2 Justice "Justice
as Fairness" John Rawls
Neal Obert LAS Week #2 "Nicomacean Ethics" and "Justice as Fairness"
Jaime Jernigan, Week 2 readings: Defining Justice [late]
More specifically, in the Aristotle reading, he speaks of the "unjust" and the "just" man - are those ideas pure in the same sense of Plato's doctor, etc?
Is there a point at which the "just" man can become unjust simply by acting contrary to that and vice versa for the "unjust" man? Or, once an "unjust" person always one, and again vice versa.
(It might be helpful to read this outloud if it doesn't make sense at
Sarah Chesnutt, Week 2
2) What is just about another man who happens to have the title "businessman" to spend millions of consumers' money? Isn't that theft?
Jaime Jernigan, Week 3, Economic Justice
Please allow me to go ahead and apologize for I stick my foot too far
Second, what happend with the pinto memorandum? I find it almost funny
Robby Nickles, week #3
1. Yes, workers in businesses have their own responsibilities,
2. According to the story in the Bible, why would the Lord get
Larry McLemore week 3 Justice
Lauren Fabrizi, week 3
2. Is it just to split society into two
different social classes
lauren carrs justice questions
Rachel Palmer LAS 102: Justice Week Three
The poem written by Bertolt Brecht raised an important question in my
mind. Why are we
- the ford pinto memorandum
Neal Obert Question #1 Karl Marx:
Question #2 Milton Friedman:
Sarah Chesnutt, Week #4: "Globalization with a Human Face"
1) How can you unite a world that is so diverse? You can't give everyone a computer or cell phone. You can't have a world which speaks one language not can you unite the world through one currency or religion. So how can you?
2) The reading suggests 7 steps to provide global justice. Isn't this a little over ambitious?
Lauren Fabrizi Week 4 Global Justice Issues
"Strong States, Strong Teachers?"
Charles Hastings -Covering the World
2. Why in the west is there a high peak of power compared to other civilization
2. From the reading "The New International Information Order" at the very end it said the comissions goal was that "everyone should be both producer and consumer of communication." I dont really understand this.
Rachel Palmer Week 4 2/11/01 Globilization with a human face
Is there any way to balance the traditions of ancient cultures as well as embrace the modern customs and pop culture of the western civilization?
Larry McLemore week 4 Justice
Neal Obert LAS Week #4
Question #2 Benjamin Barber Jihad vs. McWorld (1984)
According to Ms. Woolf, why could genius not be born into working
classes? I know that question gets into the whole "nature v. nuture"
idea, but I think it's applicable. Cannot anyone be taught how to think,
how to write? An inherent talent would help, but I wouldn't necessarily
deem it a pre-requisite.
I'm curious to ponder what Woolf would think of the women authors who,
Was Ruth wrong in seemingly "giving" herself to Boaz? Is that
Sarah Chesnutt Week 5 Virginia Wolf "A Room of One's Own"
Poem about My Rights
Larry McLemore week 5 Justice
Lauren Walworth Week #5
Chris Koogler Las102 Week 5
Question 2: Why do men feel a sense of dissatisfaction when they
Robby Nickles week 5 Questions
2. Why doesn't Woolf think women can write shakespeare, when there
Rachel Palmer Week 5 A Room of Ones Own
In the Virginia Woolfe reading I was quite interested in the fact that
The reading Stirrings of Discontent really aggravated. What are these
Charles Hastings -Poem about my rights
Marie E. Wilkerson
Lauren Fabrizi Week 5 Woman's Justice
Rachel Palmer Week 5 2/18/01 ARoom of Ones Own
The stirrings of discontent article really aggravated me. For centuries
Neal Obert Question #1 Virgina Wolf "A Room of One's Own"
Question #2 Ellis Cose "Stirrings of Discontent"
Just a thought that came to my mind, How can men be so critical? For
In the reading "stirrings of discontent" it talks about how men do not
Sarah Chesnutt, Week 6
2) Don't the readings from the Bible in fact support Plato's opinion?
Lauren Walworth, Week #6 Justice in Sexuality
2. How would it affect society's viewpoint on homosexuality if
Lauren Fabrizi LAS 102 Justice "Sex and the Brain"
Question 2: What were some of LeVay's biggest criticisms of his research?
Larry McLemore week 6 Justice Bowers
v. Hardwick (1986)
Robby Nickles Week #6 Questions
2. In the early Greek days, a younger boy could not have sexual
2. What is about male homosexuality that threatens and disturbs
It is possible that Simon LeVay could have been in any way biased in his scientific findings
about gay behavior being that he was gay?
Question 2: The Good Book (1996)
Charles hastings -Can You See Them
Lauren Fabrizi LAS 102 Week 7 Justice, Beauty, and Power
N.O.A.B. Philemon Question2:
Campbell McLaurin week #7 Justice, Beauty, and Power
2)What is the racial discrimination situation for countries in Western
2. What's the significance of food in "The Bluest Eye"? Is it just a
Campbell McLaurin week#8 Civil Rights
Charles hastings -Bolling v. Sharpe
Lauren Fabrizi Week 8 Civil Rights Movement
Reading: Bolling vs. Sharpe
Sarah Chesnutt Week 7 Justice in Race
Larry McLemore week 8 Justice
Sarah Chesnutt, Questions for Week 9
Jaime Jernigan 18 March 2001 Week 9 : Human
In reference to the reading Deep Ecology - does Capra believe that there will one day be a world wide relgion based on the deep spritiual nature of this deep ecology? With the freedom to believe what you choose and even more so to create your own religion, does Capra honestly think that people will give up so easily on what they've come to know and accept, simply because his theory "fits in" with the major religions?
Lauren Walworth LAS102 "Deep Ecology--A New Paradigm"
2. How much effort will it take to move to this new society? How long will it be before definite changes are made?
Lauren Fabrizi Week 9 LAS 102 Human Rights
Reading: Beijing Declaration(1995)
Campbell McLaurin week#9 Human Rights
Larry McLemore week 9 Justice Universal Declaration
of Human Rights (1948)
Charles hastings -Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Question 2 Is shallow ecology any better than deep ecology or are they about equal?
Why did Elie Wiesel change his name? Does it have anything to do with him escaping the concentration camp?
How easy was it to deny being a jew? The young "french girl" was able to do it so why wasn't he and his family?
Larry McLemore week 10 LAS Justice Holocaust
(these questions are preserved in hardcopy, if not in this page.)
Larry McLemore week 12 Justice
Science and Technology readings
Charlie hastings -Like Our Bodies' Imprint
Can a leader really be a good if he or she tries his best to appease all the subjects? We all
know from experience that you can please everyone because all people will not always
agree on the leaders actions being just.
What did the Tao te Ching article mean by "Governing a great state is
like cooking small
1. Since President Clinton was accused of lying about the Lewinski scandal, why was he not impeached. In Article II, section 4 it states that the President, Vice President , and all civil officers of the Untied States, shall be removed from office on impeachment for , and conviction of, treason, bridery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
2. In the Constitution it doesn't say anything about repairations for the disadvantaged or captured. The Chinese were given repairations when they got out of the camps after WWII. Why shouldn't descendants of slaves receive the same repairations for keeping the economy going through centuries of work.
Campbell McLaurin Week 14
Justice Under Constitutions
2)Also in the Declaration of Independence, Were the colonists attempting to insult the King by not using his name?
Lauren Fabrizi LAS 102 Week 14 Justice Under
Reading 2: The Constitution of the United States of America