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Ethical Theory and Practice
PHIL 222
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.

What is right action? What is it to be good? How do we incorporate these evaluations in matters of policy and personal life? In this course, we will survey four major Western ethical theories that provide a range of solutions to these questions: utilitarianism, Kantianism, virtue ethics, and feminist ethics. We will then consider contemporary problems in light of these theories. Students will develop the ability to reason about ethical questions through classroom debates, presentations on an ethical problem, and writing assignments.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PHIL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PHIL)(SISP-Phil Ethic)(SISP-Phil Mind)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-19-2014
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