PHI 201 - Ethics: Moral Philosophy
An examanination of the main classical and modern ethical theories, including those of such theorists as Plato, Aristotle, Mill, Kant, and Moore. A comparison and contrast of normative and meta-ethical theories, the good life and how one should act, the meaning of moral judgments and the criteria of validity and the justification of moral beliefs and the ground of moral responsibility.
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Describe the general scope of moral philosophy.
2. Identify some of the major classical theories in moral philosophy.
3. Identify some of the major contemporary perspectives on moral philosophy.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental conventions of argument in moral philosophy.
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