PHIL2000-E Introduction To Ethics    (Fall 2012)

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Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: T R

Time: 10:45 - 12:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 302

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course examines major ethical theories and their implications. Students learn the basic concepts of utilitarian, deontological, and virtue ethics as well as modern responses to comprehensive ethical theories including ethical egoism and relativism. In addition to learning the basic concepts, students will analyze popular cultural narratives, including plays, news stories, advertisements, and movies as illustrations of the major ethical theories.

Prerequisite: 15 credits

About The Instructor

John D. O´Banion, Ph.D.
Professor of English
 English Department

obanion@rmu.edu
412-397-6466 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 329

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