PHIL 102 A: Contemporary Moral Problems

Summer Term: 
A-term
Meeting Time: 
MTWThF 9:40am - 11:50am
Location: 
SMI 115
SLN: 
13111
Instructor:
Alex Lenferna

Additional Details:

Many of contemporary society’s most pressing problems and influential social movements raise fundamentally moral questions. From climate change, to racial justice, global poverty, gender inequities, and the limits of freedom of speech, each of these issues raise profound moral questions. In this course, we will develop philosophical skills to explore these issues, among others, and develop a practical and critical lens through which to assess and respond to them.

TEXT: No Textbook Required – materials available on Canvas.

Catalog Description: 
Philosophical consideration of some of the main moral problems of modern society and civilization, such as abortion, euthanasia, war, and capital punishment. Topics vary.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Writing (W)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 10, 2018 - 9:27pm