This course includes an analysis of some of the major classical and contemporary ethical theories. Topics include ethical relativism, ethical absolutism, egoism, natural law, utilitarianism, and situation ethics. Application of ethical theories to moral issues in our society are discussed. Issues of pornography, abortion, euthanasia, affirmative action,capital punishment, and environmental issues may also be discussed.
This course provides an examination of theories and methods used in ethical decision-making, with application to common issues in business, law, journalism, technology, research, education, and the health professions.
This course studies the major religions of the world including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucius, Taoism, Islam,Judaism, and Christianity. Topics include the absolute,the world, human nature, the problem of humans, and the solution for humans; also topics on the origin of religion, primal religion, and definitions of religion.