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Moral Psychology: Care of the Soul
PHIL 217
Fall 2011
Section: 01  

Moral psychology is the study of our minds that is aimed at an understanding of how we develop, grow, and flourish as moral beings. In this course we will examine historical and contemporary texts from philosophy, psychology, and spiritual writings that deal with the nature of the good life for human beings, the development of virtues, and the cultivation of ethical understanding and moral sensibilities. Emphasis will be both on careful understanding of the texts and on the attempt to relate the theories discussed to our own moral lives.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning
This course will explore both ethical theories and their application to human life.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(PSYC)(SISP-Phil Ethic)(SISP-Phil Mind)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

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