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Nancy A.s. Jecker
PHIL 344
Seattle Campus

History of Recent Ethics

Study of major ethical writings in the twentieth century, with principal emphasis on the Anglo-American tradition.

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This course examines major metaethical theories of the twentieth century, including both cognitivist and non-cognitivist approaches. Emphasis on Western philosophy during the twentieth century, with contemporary feminist and multicultural critiques. Graduate students will be required to prepare a research paper. Prerequisite: at least one prior course in philosophy or ethics. Offered jointly with MHE 404. Meets VLPA or I&S requirement.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Beverly A Wessel
Date: 05/04/2001