PHIL 402 - Undergraduate Seminar in Philosophy
Section: 002 Everything You Always wanted to know about Ethics, but Were Afraid to Ask
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Requirements & Distribution:
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Enforced Prerequisites:
Philosophy concentrators only.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Everything you wanted to know about ethics … but were afraid to ask

This is a capstone seminar for junior and senior concentrators in Philosophy (and others by permission). It therefore is concerned less with conveying a specific body of information than with providing a forum in which students can draw upon their accumulated knowledge and skills to explore philosophical questions that matter to them, culminating in a piece of original research. Some of our exploration will take the collective form of discussion in the seminar. Students themselves will have a major responsibility for this shared discussion. Each week one or more students will select an issue to bring to the seminar, and present the issue as well as some of his or her own thinking for open discussion. Some of our exploration will take the form of individual writing, including short reaction pieces and a longer research paper. Ideally, the research paper project will be able to build upon the experience of the seminar presentation and discussion.

PHIL 402 - Undergraduate Seminar in Philosophy
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
6PHIL Ugrd
Th 9:30AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
1PHIL Ugrd
M 12:30PM - 2:30PM
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ISBN: 1405133198
Ethical theory : an anthology, Publisher: Blackwell Pub 2007
ISBN: 1405101792
Contemporary debates in moral theory, Author: ed. by James Dreier., Publisher: Blackwell [Nachdr.] 2007
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