PHIL 105 Introduction to Ethics: Moral Values in Today's Society

Study of the history and application of moral philosophy that analyzes prominent ethical traditions and applies them to contemporary moral issues. Discussion of philosophical topics, including goodness, virtue, duty, obligation, utility and conscience and contemporary moral issues, including capital punishment; legalization of drugs; advances in medicine, science and technology; environmental issues; race and ethnicity; sex and marriage; reproductive technology and war. (C-ID PHIL 120)

Units: 3.00

Offered: (Fa,Sp)

UC, CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester

Departmental Recommendation: Eligibility for ENGL 101