syllabus - Philosophy 230 C Moral Theory and Practice...

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Philosophy 230 C Moral Theory and Practice Summer 2010 Dr. Heimir Geirsson Office: 429 Catt Hall Phone: 294-8569 E-mail: geirsson@iastate.edu Office hours: by appointment. Course time and place: Hort 138, 9:50-11:50 Texts: Contemporary Moral Problems, 8th ed. James E. White (St. Paul: West Publishing Company, 1985). Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology, eds. Heimir Geirsson, Margaret Holmgren (Broadview, 2000). Introduction This course will deal with current and controversial moral issues in a philosophical manner. We will read selections on moral theories and, when appropriate, discuss the issues dealt with within the framework given by the theories. You will also be introduced to the basic principles of logical analysis. During the course we will stress finding and evaluating the main arguments on the moral issues we discuss. Outcomes At the end of the course, you should be able to Identify the main ethical theories. Explain the main ethical theories.
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