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Current Ethical Problems and Positions

Course Prefix: 
PH
Course Number: 
480
Course Credits: 
3

A critical examination of the major approaches to ethics given to us by the history of philosophy. The contributions of Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant and Mill are studied first from a theoretical perspective. These theories are then applied to a variety of ethical issues which face us today. The student is introduced to the world of both the theory and practice of ethics. PH 180 recommended. Junior status required.