Feb 28, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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PHIL 104 - Introduction to Ethics

4 credits
An examination, both critical and historical, of moral theories that have shaped Western thought. Of central concern are questions about the criteria of moral goodness, the strictures of moral obligation, and the nature of justice. Some attention is given to the subjects of moral relativism, hedonism, and egoism. The theories of moral reasoning considered include those of Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, the Cynics, the Epicureans, Hobbes, Kant, Bentham, and J. S. Mill. Offered every semester. CLA-Breadth/Humanities



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