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PHIL 204 - Ethics


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Law and Society
Next Offered: 2009-2010
Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 HU

By drawing on the most influential historical and contemporary readings, this course addresses the central questions of ethics: What is morality? Why be moral? and, What does morality require of us? We will consider Utilitarian, Kantian, and Aristotelian viewpoints on what it is to be moral. Then we will consider the three main challenges to traditional ethical theory from feminism, environmentalism, and postmodernism. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Instructor: K. Thompson Jones
Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Three hours in philosophy.

 

 



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