PHIL 160 - Moral Principles and Problems
Section: 101
Term: SP 2013
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to moral philosophy and its application to the real world. Its focus will be on the fundamental concepts of morality, as well as the methods of philosophical inquiry and major moral theories. Thus, it will introduce alternative understandings of moral reasoning, language, and practice, while also challenging students to use philosophical tools to help make sense of various concrete moral issues, such as the extent of our obligations to animals and to people in need and our rights to exercise control over our own lives and to be treated as equals.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

All students are welcome. No previous experience with Philosophy is assumed.

Class Format:

lecture with time for discussion

PHIL 160 - Moral Principles and Problems
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
P
52642
Open
7
 
-
TuTh 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780199773527
The ethical life : fundamental readings in ethics and moral problems, Author: [edited by] Russ Shafer-Landau., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2nd ed.
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ISBN: 9780199773558
The fundamentals of ethics, Author: Russ Shafer-Landau., Publisher: Oxford University Press 2nd ed.
Required
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