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    Oct 26, 2021  
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PHIL031 PO - Ethical Theory: Ancient to Early Modern

When Offered: Each fall.
Instructor(s): J. Tannenbaum
Credit: 1

Introduction to ethical theory through the major writings of several leading historical figures such as Plato, Aristotle, Hume and Kant. Among the topics we will discuss are: is acting virtuously necessary for living a good life; are a person’s motives relevant to whether an action is praiseworthy or blameworthy; can reason alone move us to act; and are moral judgments the result of reasoning or instead products of emotion? There are no pre-requisites for this class.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 3; Speaking Intensive



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