PHI240

Introduction to Ethics (CAA)

This course introduces theories about the nature and foundations of moral judgments and applications to contemporary moral issues. Emphasis is placed on utilitarianism, rule-based ethics, existentialism, relativism versus objectivism, and egoism. Upon completion, students should be able to apply various ethical theories to individual moral issues such as euthanasia, abortion, crime and punishment, and justice.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Prerequisites: 

ENG 111

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