Global Ethics

PHIL W247
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Values Courses: Philosophy II: Knowledge and Morality

This course will investigate issues in social ethics in a global context. Topics include globalization, poverty, world hunger, population, status of women, models of development, and the role of transnational corporations, states and voluntary organizations. Perspectives studied include rights theory, contract theory, utilitarianism, virtue ethics, human capabilities theory, and the ethics of care.

This course satisfies a Common Curriculum Philosophy requirement for students who began their program of study before fall semester 2013.

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite