PHIL 102 B: Contemporary Moral Problems

Summer Term: 
B-term
Meeting Time: 
to be arranged
Location: 
* *
SLN: 
13129
Instructor:
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Arthur Obst

Syllabus Description:

An introduction to moral reasoning in applied contexts. The main aim of this course is to practice philosophically engaging with ethicists writing on pressing contemporary moral problems. Topics include abortion, climate change, famine relief, race and racism,  animal rights, among others. Readings available online; no textbook required. Due to heavy summer grading workloads, enrollment is capped at 25 students. 

 

CMP 102 B Summer 2020 Syllabus.docx

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: 
June 25, 2020 - 9:04pm