Course Details

Philosophy: Ethical Reasoning for Today's World

Course Code PHL-181
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description:

This course examines the theories, skills and applications of moral philosophy and is offered to B.Sc.N. students at Centennial College.  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.