PHIL 110 - Introduction to Ethics
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in PHIL 160.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

Moral judgments are pervasive in our lives, and this course offers the first steps to rigorous reflection about the nature of morality and about the principles that guide such judgments. Critical reflection about our moral judgments leads us to ask about what kind of feature we are ascribing to an act or outcome when we judge it to be wrong or bad. We may also find that our moral intuitions about particular cases come into conflict with our moral intuitions about other cases, or with moral principles we endorse. The central aim of this course is to help students reconsider and clarify both their moral judgments and their views about the nature of morality in light of a variety of competing ethical theories, as well as the most trenchant arguments for and against those theories. We will also consider how competing ethical theories apply to specific kinds of acts in our lives. For example: Is it wrong to refrain from acting to alleviate poverty? Is it wrong to eat meat? Do we have any moral responsibilities towards future people?

Schedule

PHIL 110 - Introduction to Ethics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
28846
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0
 
85
MW 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
28847
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1
 
85
MW 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
28848
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0
 
16
W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
28849
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0
 
16
W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
28850
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0
 
10
F 12:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
28851
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0
1Y1 or Y2
10
F 12:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
28852
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0
 
21
Th 1:00PM - 3:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
28853
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0
 
21
Th 1:00PM - 3:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
28854
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0
 
14
F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
28855
Closed
0
1Y1 or Y2
14
F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
011 (DIS)
 In Person
30741
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0
 
21
W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
012 (DIS)
 In Person
30742
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0
 
21
W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
013 (DIS)
 In Person
30743
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3
Th 10:00AM - 12:00PM
014 (DIS)
 In Person
30744
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0
 
3
Th 10:00AM - 12:00PM

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