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PL 101 Overview

Ethics is an area of philosophy which focuses on morality, on good and bad action, on what it means to be a good person and to live a good life. The course looks at various fundamental approaches and theories of ethics introduced by ancient philosophers (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle) as well as more contemporary thinkers (Peter Singer, Ayn Rand, Virginia Held). Students consider and discuss divergent positions on significant contemporary issues within a safe, respectful and honest learning community.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • PL

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Introduction to Ethics - 2021 Fall PL 101

Ethics is an area of philosophy which focuses on morality, on good and bad action, on what it means to be a good person and to live a good life. The course looks at various fundamental approaches and theories of ethics introduced by ancient philosophers (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle) as well as more contemporary thinkers (Peter Singer, Ayn Rand, Virginia Held). Students consider and discuss divergent positions on significant contemporary issues within a safe, respectful and honest learning community.

Course Code: PL 101

8/23/2021 - 12/12/2021

M, W, F 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Face to Face

Main Campus