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PHI 101 - Introduction to Philosophy

Jefferson / Community College | Spring 2020
March 16, 2020 — 
In this introductory level course, major philosophical questions will be examined to acquaint the student with the historical and structural foundations of Western thought. Emphasis will be placed upon the assumptions and methods of inquiry used by major philosophers, and a procedure for comparative analysis will be developed. Parallels will be drawn from history, art, literature, science, and technology to illustrate the thought structure of the age under discussion.
Section: 3
3
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PHL 103 - Introduction to Ethics

Monroe / Community College | Spring 2020
February 3, 2020 — 
This course is designated as Writing Intensive. An introduction to basic problems in ethics, emphasizing theories of the good life, the morally good person, and morally right action, and their application to the most significant ethical questions in contemporary society, such as abortion, euthanasia, human sexuality, social and economic justice, violence, and use of the environment.
Section: SL2
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PHL 105 - Technology and Values

Monroe / Community College | Spring 2020
February 3, 2020 — 
This course is designated as Writing Intensive. A study of the ways that the advance of technology relates to the development of values. The course will investigate how we evaluate and respond to technology, and will examine technology's impact upon such values as freedom, individuality, growth, work, and the political process. The course includes topics that computer science and engineering technology students need to understand, such as: the unique ethical problems in information technology; ethical practices to minimize computer misuse; ACM/IEEE Software Engineering Codes of Ethics and Professional Practice; the morality of software piracy; hacking and viruses as well as questions raised by globalization.
Section: SL2
3
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PHI 112 - Critical Thinking

North Country / Community College | Spring 2020
January 27, 2020 — 
An introduction to the elements of rational thought, this course teaches problem-solving and decision-making skills with an emphasis on analyzing and constructing sound arguments. The course will also help students identify the issues in their lives, cast them in solvable form, and use logical reasoning to find the answers that are most right or useful for the particular situation.
Section: Z1
3
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PHL 261 - Biomedical Ethics

Rockland / Community College | Spring 2020
January 23, 2020 — 
Section: 002S
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PHL 260 - Ethics in Business

Rockland / Community College | Spring 2020
January 23, 2020 — 
Section: 004S
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PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
January 21, 2020 — 
This course explores moral philosophy through the classic writings of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Mill, and Sartre. Through these, and many other contemporary readings, students are introduced to the major ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, natural law theory, social contract theory, egoism, and relativism. Students also learn to what extent these theories may be compatible and in what areas they are in opposition. The theories studied in the first half of the semester are then applied to a variety of contemporary moral conflicts including abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, environmental issues, stem cell research, cloning, genetics, terrorism, and a variety of global issues.
Section: 12882
3
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PHIL 160 - Ethics

Westchester / Community College | Spring 2020
January 21, 2020 — 
This course explores moral philosophy through the classic writings of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, Mill, and Sartre. Through these, and many other contemporary readings, students are introduced to the major ethical theories of utilitarianism, deontology, virtue ethics, natural law theory, social contract theory, egoism, and relativism. Students also learn to what extent these theories may be compatible and in what areas they are in opposition. The theories studied in the first half of the semester are then applied to a variety of contemporary moral conflicts including abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment, environmental issues, stem cell research, cloning, genetics, terrorism, and a variety of global issues.
Section: 12883
3
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PHL 250 - Professional Ethics: CRJ

Monroe / Community College | Spring 2020
January 21, 2020 — 
This course is designated as Writing Intensive. A study of ethical principles and of ethical problems in the professional world. The course is intended to provide students with the ability to analyze ethical situations within a specific profession such as health care, business, and public administration. The course includes lectures, discussions, case analyses, the study of codes of ethics, and individual projects. The topic for each semester is indicated in the course title.
Section: SL1
3
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PHL 101 - Introduction to Philosophy

Monroe / Community College | Spring 2020
January 21, 2020 — 
This course is designated as Writing Intensive. An introduction to the fundamental questions of philosophy, including such issues as determinism, freedom, and responsibility; the relationship of mind to body; the grounds and limits of human knowledge; and the existence and nature of God.
Section: SL1