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Prequisites

None

Instructor

Harvey Willis

Tutors


Ms.Taniquah Hall
Ms. Noelle Williams
Mr. Harvey Willis

Instructions

Two lectures and one tutorial per week.

Tuesday & Wednesday
12-1, N1

 
PH10B Ethics And Applied Ethics.

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Course Description

Course Rationale

This course introduces students to the theories of the nature and justification of ethical concepts, and decision procedures. Issues include the relation between motive and moral justification. Is morality objective, relative or absolute? Is moral knowledge possible? What is the relation between morality and legality? What is the relation between morality and religion? What is the relation between morality and education? What is the relation between morality and sociology? What is the relation between morality and politics? Ethical anthropology. Law and conscience. The course also outlines some of the major theories of moral goodness and right action and their relationship with duty. Issues in applied ethics are explored, with a view to sharpen critical thinking about burning contemporary moral issues.

Instructions:
Rule

Two lectures and one tutorial per week

Evaluation:
Rule
  • Tutorial Presentation 10%
  • One essay (2500 words) 30%
  • Final two-hour examination 60%
 
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