May 12, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 2550 - Introduction to Ethics


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered once per year. May also be offered evenings.

The course is a critical examination of the major ethical theories in classical and contemporary philosophy including Aristotle’s perfectionism, Aquinas’ natural law ethics, Kant’s deontological ethics, Bentham and Mill’s utilitarianism, existentialism, emotivism, and personalism. Topics covered include values and facts; morality and ethics; objectivism, subjectivism, and relativism; ethics and science; and ethics and religion.



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