Spring 2007 not offered
Philosophical analysis and arguments concerning world hunger, genetic engineering, cloning, surrogate motherhood, euthanasia, abortion, war and terrorism, affirmative action, the moral status of animals, and other ethical issues. (This is an introduction to philosophy and ethics for first-year students).
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
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Contemporary readings on issues in practical ethics.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Short papers and a longer final paper. Occasional reading quizzes. Brief class presentation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students must come to class having studied (not just read) the material and must be prepared to discuss it.