Catalogue 2016 - 2017

PH 218 Contemporary Moral Problems

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Sophomore standing.

Course Description

This is a critical examination of moral issues such as abortion, capital punishment, euthanasia, poverty and economic justice, pornography and censorship, racism and affirmative action, sexism and sexual equality, the just war, animal rights, and environmental protection. The course covers the social dimensions of these issues and the ethical principles that apply in reaching sound conclusions regarding them.

Notes

Formerly PH 307.

Distribution

A&SR

Offered

every semester.

Fee