Faculty of Arts


PHIL 368

Ethical Theory


Description

Philosophical study of moral theory, in both normative ethics and meta-ethics. Topics covered may include: accounts of well-being such as hedonism, preference theory, and objectivism; theories of right action such as consequentialism and contractualism; the demandingness of morality; the role of intuitions in moral theory; and the status and justification of moral theories.

Availability 2019

Not offered in 2019; planned for 2020

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

PHIL 368: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Philosophy or 15 points from PHIL 205, PHIL 210, PHIL 250, or POLITICS 209 or 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights

Restrictions

PHIL 268


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