The paper uses thought experiments to introduce students to central issues in contemporary moral philosophy. The issues may include: What makes an action right? Are there any absolute duties? Is morality entirely subjective? Is it possible to have moral knowledge? How can we be sure our moral judgments are right?
|Prerequisite(s):||Students must have completed at least one philosophy paper at the 100 or 200 level.|
|Internal assessment / examination:||100:0|
Trimesters and Locations
|Occurrence Code||When taught||Where taught|
|24B (HAM)||B Trimester : 8 Jul 2024 - 3 Nov 2024||Hamilton|
|PHILO309-24B (HAM) is offered in a FLEXI mode. No online elements of this paper require student engagement at specific times / days.|
Timetabled Lectures for Experiments in Ethics (PHILO309)
|Mon||11:00 AM||1:00 PM||K.B.07||Jul 8 - Oct 13|
|Wed||2:00 PM||3:00 PM||K.B.07||Jul 8 - Oct 13|
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Other available years: Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2023) , Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2022) , Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2021) , Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2020) , Experiments in Ethics - PHILO309 (2019)
Paper details current as of : 22 September 2023 8:09pm
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