PHIL 130 : ETHICS
Introduction to moral theory and its application to contemporary moral issues. Potential topics include nihilism, relativism, utilitarianism, Kant, legal punishment, distributive justice, terrorism, abortion, animal rights, and euthanasia. (H)
- Explain the nature, justification, and limitations of various ethical theories, such as Ethical Nihilism, Ethical Skepticism, Ethical Relativism, the Divine Command Theory, Utilitarianism, and Kantianism.
- Explain the nature, justification, and limitations of various diverse views on moral issues relating to particular moral problems, such as legal punishment, economic justice, discrimination, abortion, and animal rights.
At a Glance
Eligibility for or completion of ENGL& 101.