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.

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3.00 credits
Section 05B: Undergraduate Lecture
Location: Liberal Arts 121

Class: #11348

Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Tue, Dec 8, 2020

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3.00 credits
Section 04B: Undergraduate Lecture
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Location: Liberal Arts 201A

Class: #11279

Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Tue, Dec 8, 2020

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3.00 credits
Section 02B: Undergraduate Lecture
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Location: Liberal Arts 201A

Class: #10830

Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Tue, Dec 8, 2020

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3.00 credits
Section 01B: Undergraduate Lecture
Location: Liberal Arts 121

Class: #10829

Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - Tue, Dec 8, 2020

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3.00 credits
Section 03B: Undergraduate Lecture
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Class: #6625

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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3.00 credits
Section 03B: Undergraduate Lecture
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Class: #6625

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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3.00 credits
Section 02B: Undergraduate Lecture
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Class: #6624

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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3.00 credits
Section 01B: Undergraduate Lecture
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Class: #6623

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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3.00 credits
Section 04B: Undergraduate Lecture
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Class: #6622

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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3.00 credits
Section 03B: Undergraduate Lecture
Instructor(s): 

Class: #6625

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - Wed, Apr 28, 2021

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