Philosophy | Problems of Ethics
P342 | 3211 | Schrag
This course will explore the process of decision making in practical ethics and reflect on the role and relation of ethical theory to ethical practice. In what sense is ethical practice an application of ethical theory and in what sense does theory presu
ppose practice? We will examine the process of ethical decision making in some specific ethical cases and consider both classical and contemporary readings on the relation of theory to ethical practice and decision making.
Course requirements will include daily written essays, four 3-5 page essays, and a take home final.