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Ethics
Undergraduate Program Status
Elective
2nd year
Culture and Self
Elective
3rd year
Culture and Self
Elective
4th year
Culture and Self
Course Description

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the philosophical study of ethics; the study of how we should live. What makes an action right or wrong, and what sort of people should we be? The course will introduce students to the three major types of ethical theory: consequentialism, deontology, and virtue ethics, as well as discussing skeptical approaches to ethics.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of their work for this course, students will be able to recognize and describe what is meant by error theoretic, relativist, subjectivist, and egoist ethical views. They will be able to identify and describe differences in approach between the three major types of ethical theory. They will be able to understand and critically assess arguments for and against the foregoing views.

File attachments
Ethics Syllabus (125.68 KB)
Course Level
Bachelor's
Academic Year
2023-2024
Term
Winter
US Credits
3
ECTS Credits
6
Course Code
UGST4009