PHIL 101 : Introduction to Philosophy: Morals and Society

Social and individual values, obligations, rights, and responsibilities. Course will cover normative theories and their applications to business, medicine, ethics and sexual relations.

Recommended Preparation:

Course Outcomes

  • 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.

Course Details

Discipline:

Credits:

3

Lecture Hours:

3

Designation:

DH