Introduction to Ethics

Course Number: 
PHI 1040
Semester: 
As Required
Subject: 
Philosophy (PHI)
Credits 
3.00

This course introduces some of the major ethical theories on morally right actions, the morally good person, and the just society. Theories include ethical absolutism, ethical relativism, ethical egoism, utilitarianism, formalism, and rights theory and may relate to contemporary moral issues such as capital punishment, abortion, and euthanasia.

3 hours of lecture per week

Major: