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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHIL 161H - Seminar in Ethics-Honors

3 credits

This discussion based seminar explores, through works of philosophy and literature, the nature and meaning of good and evil.  In exploring goodness, we will consider a set of philosophical theories (natural law theory, consequentialism, Kantian ethics, social contract theory, intuitionism, and virtue ethics) and then apply them to a variety of psychological, sociological, political and theological issues with the help of Plato’s masterpiece The Republic.

Prerequisites: Student must be ENG 101 -ready.
Offered spring semester.