PHL 105 - Conduct & Character

Course unit(s): 1
Meets GAR: Meets general academic requirement HU.
An introduction to philosophical ethics.  Students explore standards of ethical conduct, principles of fairness, moral virtue, and human well-being. Questions examined include: how should we understand and define the notion of right action? What makes a distribution fair or just? What constitutes human well-being? What are the core elements of virtues like compassion, gratitude, empathy, and altruism? How do such virtues support and enhance human flourishing? 

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