PHL 152 : Ethics: Making Ethical Decisions in a Modern World

This course presents the various systems which philosophers in the Western World have devised for making ethical decisions. The course examines modern ethical problems, e.g. abortion, divorce, euthanasia, extramarital sex, war, and capital punishment in the light of these systems. It encourages the student to form reasoned solutions to the ethical problems of our day. Three class hours a week. Competency met: Social Phenomenon (5.4), Humanities (6.0), Ethical Dimensions (7.0) Fall, Spring