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PHL 202H Introduction to Ethics for Honors Students

Introduces Honors students to ethical theories and application of ethical theorizing to contemporary moral issues. Presents three main types of ethics: deontic, consequentialist and aretaic. Applies ethical thinking to contemporary topics; which may include: poverty and hunger, euthanasia, terrorism and torture, the moral status of animals, the environment, abortion, human enhancement and affirmative action.
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Participation in WOU’s Honors Program or consent of instructor

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