Theoretical Ethics: The Nature of Moral Judgments (PHI4114.01)

Paul Voice

Theoretical Ethics aims to uncover the sources of moral knowledge and the foundations of moral obligation from a philosophical perspective. You will engage in a detailed reading of several major moral theories. In addition you will study contemporary interpretations and applications of these theories. You will be expected to contribute substantially to class discussion, write two critical papers, and present a draft of your final essay to the class.

Learning Outcomes:

Delivery Method: Hybrid in-person and remote, with faculty in-person
Prerequisites:At least one previous class in Philosophy and/or permission of the instructor.
Course Level: 4000-level
Credits: 4
M/Th 1:40PM-5:20PM (1st seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 18
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: All courses , Philosophy