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Issues of Life, Death and Poverty
In light of our moral concepts and theories, this course critically examines current controversies concerning the sanctity of life, the constraints on ending life, and our obligations to provide the conditions for an acceptable life. Topics are drawn from issues like the following: abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, genetic manipulation, war, torture, global poverty, famine relief, and basic welfare rights.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL
PHC 181, PHL 181
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Arts and Contemporary Studies Professional Table I
- English and Philosophy Professional Table II
- History and Philosophy Professional Table II
- Minor in Ethics
- Minor in Philosophy
- Open Elective Table
- PHL 603 - Fundamentals of Ethics
- Philosophy Professional Table II
- Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies