PHL 304 • Contemporary Moral Problems
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
An introduction to ethics by way of an examination of a number of contemporary moral problems, including problems of abortion, sexual morality, capital punishment, and pornography and hate speech.'
Students who need to have tests reviewed should see their TA first. If there is still a problem, see me (Krecz) during my office hours or by appointment. A reviewed test should be signed by the TA, indicating that he or she has first discussed the problem with the student. Reading Assignments and Testing: We shall read the following from Mappes, in the order listed. Test dates tentative. Study questions provided for Tests 1-3, but NOT for Test 4. Tests are either essay or a combination of essay and objective questions.
Test 1: Abortion chapter 1, (September 23) Test 2: Sex and Marriage, chapter 4, (October 19) Test 3: The Death Penalty, chapter 3, (November 9) Test 4: Pornography and Hate Speech, chapter 5, (December 2).