Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PHIL                                     Course Number: 201                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Ethics and Social Philosophy
Subject: Philosophy
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This is a sophomore-level course in moral philosophy that will consider fundamental questions in both theoretical and applied ethics, such as the nature of ethical value and whether a rational basis for morality is possible. The course will consider some important normative ethical theories which have been proposed in the history of philosophy and their possible applications to contemporary moral controversies.

Prerequisite: ENGL 112 and PHIL 101.
  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    01/29/2010                         End Date: