Catalogue 2018 - 2019

PH 208 Ethics

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Sophomore standing.

Course Description

This is an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of ethics as developed from ancient to modern times. The course covers theories of the good life such as hedonism, stoicism, and self-realization; the challenge of relativism; and theories of right and wrong, such as utilitarianism. Concepts to be discussed may include virtue and vice, moral duty, moral rights, and moral responsibility.

Distribution

GUR/MR

Offered

every semester.

Fee