PHIL 5  Ethics

The ethics course covers the ideas of various philosophers to examine ethical questions.

The approaches covered:

  1. Rule Ethics - Kant and Mill
  2. Social Contract Theory - Martin Luther King, Nietzsche
  3. Character Ethics - Aristotle, Nozick
  4. Applied Ethics - students select topics
  • lying
  • abortion
  • animal rights
  • hunger
  • terrorism and war
  • death penalty
  • drug legalization
  • marriage
  • racial discrimination
  • euthanasia 
      Last Updated: 9/22/2011 5:04 PM