Philosophy | Problems of Ethics
P342 | 9054 | Schrag
P342, Problems of Ethics, Section 9054
7-9:30 pm T
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 presuppose 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
Course requirements will include daily written essays, four 3-5 page
essays, and a take home final.