Philosophy & Reasoning Case Study

In the real world, moral ideas are often deeply embedded in what people say and do, even if they don’t bring them up explicitly. You will answer the three questions the three talks from that are listed.n. Your answers should be at least 150 words for each of the three questions for each video. You will answer these in a word document. Please be sure to clearly label and separate your responses to each of the three talks you respond to. Also, for each talk you write about, please make sure to clearly number your responses so that your instructor can tell which question you are responding to. Please submit your file by attaching and uploading it within this assignment. Be sure to submit everything as one file, including the works cited page.


  1. Briefly explain the speaker’s point (s). What did you think was the most interesting thing(s) he or she said?
  2. What moral theory (theories) do you think is informing the speaker’s thoughts? You can use general theories (utilitarianism, Kant, etc.) or specific theorists (Hobbes, Kant, Aristotle, etc.). Make sure to fully explain your answer, showing what it is that the speaker said that led to your answer.
  3. Do you agree with the speaker’s moral reasoning? Why or why not? Be sure to explain your own reasoning , whether it be something we studied or another perspective. Do you think that the speaker’s ideas would work to achieve the speaker’s goals? Why or why not?