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2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

PHIL 11100 - Ethics


Credit Hours: 3.00. A study of the nature of moral value and obligation. Topics such as the following will be considered: different conceptions of the good life and standards of right conduct; the relation of nonmoral and moral goodness; determinism, free will, and the problem of moral responsibility; the political and social dimensions of ethics; the principles and methods of moral judgment. Readings will be drawn both from contemporary sources and from the works of such philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Butler, Hume, Kant, and J. S. Mill. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring. CTL:ISH 1051 Ethics