Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog
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PHIL 122 - Contemporary Moral Issues


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Description: Examines attempts to answer foundational questions of ethics, including the following: Why should we be moral? What do morally correct actions have in common? Are there objective moral standards, or are moral codes relative to individual societies? Does morality require religion? Diverse moral theories are applied to contemporary debates and controversies, such as environmental ethics, abortion, capital punishment, affirmative action, and animal rights. Readings will draw on historical and contemporary figures.



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