Courses: Ethics (PHILB221001)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1281
An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of moral theories and a discussion of important ancient, modern, and contemporary texts which established these theories: virtue ethics, deontology, utilitarianism, emotivism, care ethics. This course considers questions concerning freedom, responsibility, and obligation. What is the relation of ethics to religion? How should we think about ethics in a global context? Is ethics independent of culture? A variety of practical questions will be considered.
III
does not count toward G & S;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1281 Div: III

Department

Philosophy

Taught By

Dostal,Robert J.

Location

Bryn Mawr, TAYE

Meeting Times

TTH 2:15pm-3:45pm