May 25, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHL 111 Ethics


Prerequisite: ENG 101  
3 credits

This course introduces the student to the major philosophical theories promoting various perspectives on moral values. Topics include theories that argue for self-interest, happiness, religion-based commands/taboos, duty, social contract, natural law, etc., as the sound basis for moral choice. Throughout the course students engage in Socratic dialogue as they discuss and write case studies concerning contemporary moral problems.