103R, Fall 2012
MWF 9:10-10:10 a.m. & 10:20-11:20 a.m., Hollenbeck 315
Instructor: Dr. Reed <e-mail >
Office Hours: T & F 1:30-4:00 p.m.
& by prior appointment
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We will focus on four basic questions of ethics:
This course relies heavily on movies
and documentaries. The point is to consider lots of specific
personalities, the situations they find themselves in, the choices they
make, and the consequences of those choices. Students will read some
classic works in moral philosophy to help us frame our evaluations of
these personalities, situations, and choices. Students will learn
about the latest scientific research on morality and ethical
functioning in order to understand themselves and their friends and
acquaintances in new ways.