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Philosophy (PHIL)

Department of Philosophy Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PHIL 1550 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Ethics and Social Issues

An introduction to understanding, assessing, and formulating ethical arguments concerning controversial issues. Particular issues studied, such as world hunger, capital punishment, abortion, animal rights, terrorism, may vary each time the course is offered.
Precludes additional credit for PHIL 1500.
Lectures three hours a week.

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