Social and individual values, obligations, rights, and responsibilities. Course will cover normative theories and their applications to business, medicine, ethics and sexual relations.
College level reading ability.
- Recognize the major views that have defined the Western debate on ethical matters to include: virtue ethics, teleological theory, and deontological theory.
- Use logical reasoning and ethical concepts to analyze contemporary ethical problems.
- Defend a position on a fundamental problem in ethics.
- Compare, contrast, and evaluate virtue ethics, teleological theory, and deontological ethics in terms of their respective views of (a) human nature, (b) the nature of goodness, (c) the good life.