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Challenges for Moral Theory
PHIL 266
Fall 2006 not offered

This course explores moral philosophy at an intermediate level, inquiring into the meaning and truth of moral claims. We will examine and criticize several landmark claims in moral theory, and discern their implications for actual moral controversies. Topics may include the distinction between fact and value, emotivism, relativism, contextualism, evolutionary naturalism, and anti-theory trends. The course assumes some prior experience with moral reasoning, including acquaintance with historical authors such as Aristotle, Kant, and Mill.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA PHIL
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PHIL212 OR PHIL215 OR PHIL217
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAY-28-2024
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