An introduction to the principal problems and theories of ethics and how these might apply to real life situations. Among the problems examined are the nature of morality, how ethical judgments are made, questions concerning the meaning of ethical terms and the distinction between the moral and the non-moral. Representative ethical theories of classical and contemporary philosophers are read. Real life situations may include business, the health care industry, sports, and the environment.
Prerequisite: PHI-110 Must complete 75 credits before taking this course.
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