Philosophers offer systematic theories of ethics: theories that simultaneously explain what ethics is, why it matters, and what it tells us to do. This course is a careful reading of classic philosophical texts by the major systematic thinkers in the Western tradition of ethics. Particular authors read may vary from instructor to instructor.
Any 4.5 credits and [an additional 1.5 credits in PHL courses, of which 0.5 credit must be from the Value Theory area of focus – see Table 1.0 for reference]
History, Philosophy and Cultural Studies