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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

PHIL-295 Ethics

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-030  (ACSR-030) or completion of RDNG-016 , ACLT-075  or ACLT-076  
A study of the fundamental philosophical issues and problems concerning morality and moral reasoning. Emphasis will be placed on the examination of traditional and contemporary attempts to distinguish morally good from morally bad actions. Other topics may include issues in political philosophy ethical relativism and objectivity the nature of the good and contemporary moral issues such as abortion affirmative action and capital punishment. Works from both historical and contemporary philosophers are discussed.