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Fall 2021
Sep 29,2022
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(Formerly PHIL333) This course is an introduction to ethics. Ethics asks how humans ought to live and the kinds of people they ought to try to be. We will discuss whether we can arrive at final answers to such questions. This class will have a dual focus on both theories of ethics, as Well as on applied problems in today's multicultural world: world poverty. war. race and sexuality, among other topics. Our philosophical readings will include classic texts (e.g., Plato. Kant. and Mill) as well as recent texts (e.g.. Martin Luther King. Carol Gilligan. and Peter Singer). We will learn through conversation. working and teaching in groups. and writing papers and exams.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate

Philosophy Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Values and Ethics, OLD GE-TOPICS ARTS&HUMANATIES, MJ-LAWS-Law & Society Elective

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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