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Academic Year 2005/2006
Contemporary Ethical Issues
PHIL 213 SP
Philosophical analysis and arguments concerning world hunger, genetic engineering, cloning, surrogate motherhood, euthanasia, abortion, war and terrorism, affirmative action, the moral status of animals, and other
issues. (This is an introduction to philosophy and ethics for first-year students).
Contemporary readings on issues in practical ethics.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Short papers and a longer final paper. Occasional reading quizzes. Brief class presentation.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Students must come to class having studied (not just read) the material and must be prepared to discuss it.
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