The first half of this capstone course will focus on ethical theories, primarily forms of deontological and relativist theories. Additionally, students will spend ample time discussing Natural Law, natural rights, virtue, and happiness. In the second half of the course, students will apply ethical theories to particular, individual cases relating to themes such as cloning, euthanasia, censorship, terrorism, and others.
Year 3 or 4 standing. PHL-337 is the Capstone Course for the Philosophy Department and is required for all majors in the 3rd or 4th year.