Catalogue 2016 - 2017

PH 214 Ethics Across the Continents

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Sophomore standing.

Course Description

This course explores the ethical traditions not only of the United States and Europe, but also of Asia, Africa, and South and Central America, both secular and religious.  The course will compare the main U.S. & Western European ethical perspectives of ethical naturalism, utilitarianism, and Kantian ethics with the main Asian traditions of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Confucianism, as well as those of indigenous African cultures.

Distribution

BUSR/GUR/MR

Offered

every semester.

Fee