Values and Society
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

An introductory course that critically analyzes philosophical problems implicit in our moral, political and social attitudes, with a view to assisting the student in formulating reasonable responses to a diversity of current issues. It considers such questions as: Are there objective standards for value judgements or are they merely matters of subjective taste? What is morally right? How is justice related to law or custom? Diverse philosophical perspectives and traditions, including both European and non-European sources, will be considered.

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