VALUES 511 A: Ethics Matters: An Exploration Of Some Moral Qualities

Meeting Time: 
M 3:30pm - 5:20pm
SAV 359
Sara Goering

Additional Details:

This course aims to introduce graduate and professional students from a wide range of backgrounds to some common moral questions and to provide a basic philosophical framework for thinking about related issues that arise within their own disciplines or fields. Topics will likely include moral status, autonomy, respect, integrity, trust, responsibility and forgiveness. Students will submit weekly critical reading questions, complete an argument outline and present it to the class one week, produce a term paper proposal and annotated bibliography, and write a term paper.

TEXTS: Papers to be made available on Canvas.

Catalog Description: 
Asks what we fundamentally require of ourselves and others if we are to live together in morally acceptable ways by discussing moral qualities as they appear in various arenas. Topics include: autonomy, respect, integrity, and trust.
Last updated: 
October 5, 2016 - 9:07pm