At the end of the course, you will be able to:

Summarize contextual factors associated with the study of morality
Compare consequentialist approaches to resolving an ethical problem
Compare act nonconsequentialist approaches to act utilitarianism and use them to resolve a moral problem
Compare the principles associated with consequentialist and nonconsequentialist approaches
Explain the moral framework of virtue ethics
Appraise alternative moral theories
Compare the ethical issues presented by absolutism and relativism
Compare the ethical issues associated with freedom and determinism
Compare the ethical issues associated with reward and punishment
Appraise the requirements for establishing a moral system
Construct a personal moral system
Apply a moral system to a position on a contemporary moral issue
This class includes the following eText:

Thiroux, Ethics: Theory and Practice, 11th Edition (2012); ISBN: 9780205053148