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Philosophy

PHIL 235 (W) Philosophical Ethics (1)

An examination of major philosophical views about right and wrong, including the roles of reason and emotion in moral judgment, the meaning of moral terms, the question of relativism, the relationship between facts and values, and the idea of the good life. Readings will include both historical and contemporary texts.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing centered

Prerequisite: PHIL 110

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Markowitz