Ethical Theory (PHIL 233.3)

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PHIL 233 02 January 2018 Emer O'Hagan
PHIL 233 02 January 2017 Jason Breen
PHIL 233 02 January 2016


What makes an action morally right? Does it depend on what a moral being is? What makes us morally responsible? This course is an investigation of some of the most historically important theories, an examination of their fundamental commitments, and some discussion of contemporary versions of those theories. Philosophers studied will include Aristotle, Kant, and Mill, and others.


6 credit units in philosophy or PHIL 133.

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