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Undergraduate Course Details
Number PHL 209
Title Social Ethics
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI


An inquiry into the major theories in Moral Philosophy, with special application to social problems. Issues to be discussed will include some of the following: abortion, euthanasia, the death penalty, sexual equality, discrimination and reverse discrimination, pornography and censorship, violence, economic injustice, and environmental and population control. Recommended of Social Work majors, but also open to other students. Three lecture hours per week.