PHL*226*10 Description

Global Ethics

As we become a global community, the need for secular ethical discourse becomes increasingly important. This course will explore how international culture, policy, and standards impact ethical practices around the world. Current events, anecdotes, and personal experiences will be brought together to highlight ethical theory in action in today's global environment. General topics include: the Absolutism-Relativism debate, the Ethics of Globalization, Global Business Ethics, Global Bioethics with emphasis on feminist issues, Global Environmental Ethics, and the Ethics of Warfare and Terrorism. Writing Intensive Prerequisite: PHL 100, or permission of the instructor. Student must have taken PHL*100