PHL 215: Introduction to Ethics

General Education requirement: 4A - Human Questions

A critical examination of normative theories of obligation and value. It includes philosophical examination of some moral problems including but not limited to: abortion, euthanasia, death penalty, gender and sexual orientation equality, pornography and censorship, violence, and economic injustice. Numerous ethical theories will be discussed, including but not limited to: Cultural Relativism, Ethical Subjectivism, Ethical Egoism, Divine Command Theory, Utilitarianism, Rights Theories, Kantianism, Social Contract Theory, and Feminist Ethics.

2022 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
9172 01 Lecture 20 3.00
Days Start End
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 9:00 AM EDT 9:50 AM EDT
Instructor: Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person
2022 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
9173 02 Lecture 20 3.00
Days Start End
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 11:00 AM EDT 11:50 AM EDT
Instructor: Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person
2022 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
9174 03B Lecture 35 3.00
Days Start End
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 2:00 PM EDT 3:15 PM EDT
Instructor: Maureen Eckert Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: Blended
2022 Fall
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
11196 04B Lecture 35 3.00
Days Start End
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 3:30 PM EDT 4:45 PM EDT
Instructor: Maureen Eckert Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: Blended