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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 121 - Philosophy & Morality


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
Law and Society
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 3 hours
Attribute: 3HU, WR

This course will explore challenges to the possibility of ethics, such as whether morality is a matter of convention as opposed to something objective, and whether we have free will. We will also discuss classical theories of morality, including utilitarian and Kantian theory. We will finally consider a range of practical moral controversies, such as the extent of the duties of the affluent to assist the poor, abortion, and the treatment of animals. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Instructor: T. Hall



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