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2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PL 4500 - Ethical Problems

This course examines a number of ethical problems and social issues which are of both historical and contemporary relevance. The course also emphasizes the application of ethical theories and principles as a way of informing our understanding of specific ethical problems. Topics covered will be taken from: capital punishment, abortion, euthanasia, freedom and censorship, animal rights, just war theory, worldviews, pluralism, and democratic politics, and other contemporary topics.

Prerequisite: PL 3100  or PL 3150 .