PHL 341: Values in Life & Work: Applied Ethics

Class Program
Credits 3

To live is to care. This course applies ethical reasoning to examine the values present within the contexts of life and work. The relationship between the individual and collective values will be considered. Emphasis will be given to the role of values in selected social controversies and in several career settings. Examples of social issues are: environmental policy, treatment of animals, privacy and security, abortion, discrimination, crime and punishment, sexual behavior, war and peace, and wealth distribution. Examples of career settings are: health care, business, education, law, and public service.