PHIL-222 Advanced Ethical Theory

Principal theories of moral value and duty in the history of Western thought, as well as in contemporary philosophy. Readings may include works from such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Mill, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Held, Korsgaard, Hursthouse, Hooks, Bordo, de Waal, MacIntyre, Blackburn and Lear. Prerequisite: One course in philosophy or instructor's permission. 4 SH. CC: Ethics.