Apr 12, 2024  
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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 some major ethical theories in classical and contemporary philosophy including Aristotle’s perfectionism, Kant’s deontological ethics, Bentham and Mill’s utilitarianism, and social-contract theory. Students are introduced to the nature of ethical thinking and reasoning.



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