Walter S. Clifton
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 will cover contemporary moral issues, such as abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, animal rights, and the environment. The course will also present several competing ethical theories, such as utilitarianism, deontological theory, virtue ethics, ethical egoism, and Rawlsian theory. TEXT: Ethics: History, Theory, and Contemporary Issues; Steven M. Cahn and Peter Markie, eds.
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