This course explores moral philosophy at an intermediate level, inquiring into the meaning and truth of moral claims. We will examine and criticize several landmark claims in moral theory, and discern their implications for actual moral controversies. Topics may include the distinction between fact and value, emotivism, relativism, contextualism, evolutionary naturalism, and anti-theory trends. The course assumes some prior experience with moral reasoning, including acquaintance with historical authors such as Aristotle, Kant, and Mill.
COURSE FORMAT: Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: PHIL212 OR PHIL215 OR PHIL217 Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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