PHIL2000-A Introduction To Ethics (Spring 2021)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 1 (01/14/2021 - 04/30/2021)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: No Seats 2 Waiting
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course examines major ethical theories and their implications. Students learn the basic concepts of utilitarian, deontological, and virtue ethics as well as modern responses to comprehensive ethical theories including ethical egoism and relativism. In addition to learning the basic concepts, students will analyze popular cultural narratives, including plays, news stories, advertisements, and movies as illustrations of the major ethical theories.

Prerequisite: 15 credits

About the Instructor(s)

Tariq T. Shah Al-Rahim
Part-Time Faculty
Communication and Organizational Leadership

shahalrahim@rmu.edu
Wheatley Center 142
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