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Unformatted text preview: Normative Ethics Philosophy 374 au07 MW 11:00-12:20 David Merli ([email protected]) LSP 164 (ph 291-4137) Office hours: 3-5 MW About the course: Surprise—this course will be about normative ethics . Our focus will be on philosophical theories of right and wrong action, but examining these will involve looking at other issues, for example, worries about the possibility of moral principles, questions about the good, accounts of well-being, and so on. Required texts: Shelly Kagan, Normative Ethics Rosalind Hursthouse, On Virtue Ethics • Articles and other supplementary materials will be placed on edisk. Requirements: Two papers: 25% each A take-home final: 25% • I could be talked out of this if there’s another sort of assignment you’d prefer in its place. Class participation, presentations & short written assignments: 25% Policies: Late papers will not be accepted unless you have arranged for an extension in advance....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PHI 374 taught by Professor Merli during the Fall '07 term at F & M.
- Fall '07