Keota Fields, PhD
Liberal Arts 385
|CUNY Graduate Center
Online and Continuing Education Courses
An examination the role that ethical principles play in developing and implementing public policy, public reception of policy, and evaluating the success of policy. Topics covered include various conceptions of the common good, justice, fairness, equality, public interest, individual liberty, rights, and domestic and international policy.
Introduction to the methods and principles used to distinguish correct from incorrect reasoning. The course aims at imparting skill in identifying fallacies in reasoning and in using elementary formal techniques to analyze natural language arguments. Topics include moral reasoning, scientific reasoning, the nature of meaning, and the various uses of language.
- History of Modern Philosophy (emphasis on British Empiricism)
- Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind
- Philosophy of Language, Ethics, Philosophical Logic