In this course, students will be introduced to the nature of philosophical inquiry by considering some of the most fundamental and controversial questions in moral philosophy: Do human beings have an obligation to act morally? Where do our moral principles come from? Are there objective moral truths? What makes a particular action moral or immoral?
- Participate in thoughtful, critical dialogue with others by means of producing clear, cogent, and creative philosophical discourse.
- Identify, discuss, critically analyze, and evaluate a range of important philosophical issues, terms, concepts, arguments, theories, and movements within the field of ethics.
- Relate and apply various course insights to the beliefs and commitments that play a role in the development of a healthy, well-grounded world-view.