Adam Daniel Moore
Philosophical consideration of some of the main moral problems of modern society and civilization, such as abortion, euthanasia, war, and capital punishment. Topics vary.
This course is an introduction to the basic issues, disputes, and methods of traditional and contemporary moral philosophy. As we move through different issues in applied ethics we will learn about normative ethical theory – Utilitarianism, Kantianism, Virtue Ethics, etc. Issues that may be covered include: animal rights, helping the poor, environmental ethics, euthanasia, abortion, genetic enhancement, intellectual property, and privacy. TEXT: No Textbook required. Course articles will be posted on e-course reserves.
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