Rachels, James. The Elements of Moral Philosophy. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw Hill,
Baldwin, James. Giovanniís Room. New York: Bantam, 1956.
McCourt, Frank. Angelaís Ashes: A Memoir. New York: Scribner, 1996.
Introduction to the course and to Ethics.
Ch. 1, Moral Philosophy
Ch. 4, Religion and Morality
Ch. 2, Cultural Relativism
Ch. 3, Ethical Subjectivism
Ch. 5, Psychological Egoism
Ch. 6, Ethical Egoism
WEEK 6 and WEEK 7:
Ch. 7 & 8, Utilitarianism
WEEK 8 and WEEK 9:
Draft of Ethic's Mid-term due, Tuesday, Oct. 16th. Read in small groups for peer review. Revised Mid-term due, Thursday, Oct. 18th.
Ch. 9 & 10, Kant
WEEK 10 and WEEK 11:
Ch. 11, Social Contract Theory
WEEK 12 and WEEK 13:
Ch 12, Feminism and the Ethics of Care
Ch. 13, Virtue Ethics
Ch. 14, Ethics Without Hubris
Ethic's draft of Final paper due Thursday, Dec. 6. Read in small groups for peer review
Revised Ethic's Final due on Tuesday, Dec. 11.
Last day of classes, Tuesday, Dec 18th, 2001.
Return to Ethics handout.
Last updated, 8/08/01