May 17, 2022  
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

PHIL 152 - Contemporary Moral Problems

(3 credits)
This course is an introduction to philosophical thinking about current moral issues, sometimes known as practical or applied ethics. We will examine a variety of moral problems such as abortion, capital punishment, sexual morality, animal rights, drugs, pornography, cloning, welfare and social justice, discrimination, and others. Students will learn how to apply critical reasoning and reflection to issues which often provoke strong disagreement. Offered annually. (CHUM)