Social Impact, Education, Law & Government

PHIL 304 – Ethics and Society

Credits: 4

Critical discussions of issues in contemporary moral philosophy ion the areas of applied ethics, normative ethics and social policy.  Issues to be covered include euthanasia, abortion, sexual morality, pornography and censorship, religious freedom, drug control, terrorism, torture, war, spying, animal rights, environment and global climate change, and world hunger.  readings are from 20th-century philosophers, most of whom are alive today.  Offered spring semester. CLA-Breadth/Humanities– 4 Credits