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Ethical Reasoning

Course Code GS-212
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course examines the theories, skills and applications of moral philosophy and is offered to General Arts & Science students. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to: - Describe and discuss three influential approaches to morality, namely, character ethics, consequences-based ethics, and principle-based ethics. - Identify, critique, and review their own preferred ethical orientation in relation to these moral bases. - Recognize these bases in personal and public discourse, and adapt to frameworks other than their own by applying this knowledge. - Practice the reasoning skills necessary for rational debate in matters of both personal and social morality. - Confront the important moral issues of today's world with appropriate reasoning skills.