This courser inspects the profound study of ethics, including the rationale of right a wrong conduct, the system of value, and the theory of virtue and vice. Questions of moral impetus will be inspected. The student will be expected to reflect profoundly about ethical issues and quandaries, thus the student’s capacity to rationalize should be heightened by this course.
You will contemplate many ethical questions in this course. How we ought to treat others, for instance. What are the distinct features of an activity that make it morally right or morally wrong? You will escalate your knowledge of ethical questions and theories. You will also advance your qualification to make knowledgeable resolutions, and to ruminate on what’s significant.
This course familiarizes students to fundamental questions in moral philosophy. Some of the queries that will be evaluated include: Is being a morally good person solely good for others or is it principally good for oneself? What type of acts are right, and what is a correct gauge of right and wrong? This course will help progress critical reading and reasoning skills. By the end of this course, all students should:
- Expound and appraise some of the leading ethical theories
- Illustrate some relevant questions and dilemmas in moral philosophy
- Establish and support clarifications of philosophical controversies
- Ask pertinent, critical questions about philosophical arguments
- Scrutinize and describe the rapport between “right”, “good”, “happiness”, “autonomy”, “virtue”, “moral relativism”, and “moral absolutism”
- Boost communication skills
- Heightened perception of oneself achieved
“A CLC award signifies that the student has attained the knowledge, (through either prior education or experience), equal to or greater than the student would have learned in a traditional college course.”
“Based upon your CLC award, physical classroom attendance is not required; however, you will be required to successfully pass a final exam for each course.”
Based upon your HESEAP Application, you have received full-CLC for this course; therefore, this is a test-out course which does not include traditional education on the subject.
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- (2016) The High Cost of Our Cheap Fashion. Maxine Bédat.
- (2015) Outline of Ethics. Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia.
- (2014) Trust in research – the ethics of knowledge production. Garry Gray
- (2014) Ethics-Evolutionary Ethics. Stuart A Burns
- (2014) Ethics: a general introduction
- (2013) Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing
- (2003) Introduction to Ethical Studies. Lee Archie, John G Archie