Week 13 Discussion *Don’t forget to reply to at least one classmate. Meet Julie

Week 13 Discussion
*Don’t forget to reply to at least one classmate.
Meet Julie and Mark, two siblings who are vacationing together in France. One night after dinner and a few bottles of wine, they decide to have sex. Julie is on the pill and Mark uses a condom so there is virtually no chance that Julie will become pregnant. They enjoy it very much but decide to never tell anyone or do it again. In the end, having sex brought them together and they are closer than ever.
1. Did Julie and Mark do anything wrong? Explain your answer and provide your moral reasoning. Pay close attention to the story (i.e. pregnancy is not possible and they are happy with the result).
Is There Anything Wrong With Incest? Emotion, Reason and Altruism in Moral Psychology
2 What does David Hume say about virtue and emotion (sentiment) (p. 404)?

3. What does sentiment or emotion have to do with the example above? When you decided about Julie and Mark, were you using reason or emotion?

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