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Fall 2017
Jul 18, 2024
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PHIL 42400 - Recent Ethical Theory
Credit Hours: 3.00. A philosophical examination of significant issues in recent ethical theory and metaethics, such as the nature of value, obligation, virtue, rationality, moral knowledge, the status of ethical sentences, practical applications, and the relationship between ethics and science or religion. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Philosophy

Course Attributes:
S General Education, GTC-Humanistic-Artistic, UC-Humanities, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Students will acquire a thorough understanding of the concepts and theories in ethics and metaethics. 2. Students will become more familiar with important ethical issues and with conceptions of value that continue to shape our world. 3. Students will develop critical thinking skills. 4. Students will develop skills in analytical writing and in clear and precise oral communication.

Undergraduate level PHIL 11100 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level PHIL P1200 Minimum Grade of D-

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