Description
Contemporary Moral Issues
This course introduces students to several different ethical theories and how they apply to contemporary moral controversies, such as the death penalty, war and terrorism, reproductive choices, immigration, environmental ethics, and free speech. This course aims at showing how many moral controversies are as much about the legitimate use of state authority as they are about moral disagreement.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
3
Course Attributes
This course satisfies LAT Req
Humanities/Fine Arts
Offering
Course
PHILOS 20809262
Academic Group
College Parallel
Academic Organization
School of Arts & Sciences
Enrollment Requirements
(NxGnRead 253+ or ACCP Read 80+ or ACT Read 18+ or CRS or IntColRead) and (NxGnWrite 260+ or ACCP Write 5+ and ACCP Sent 86+ or ACT Eng 17+ or ICW) or Eng1. Recommended: Intro Philos #20809260 or Logic/Crit Thinking #20809264. Courses need C or higher.