Ethics and Value Theory

 One of the most important areas of philosophy concerns morality and value, and any student of philosophy must have some knowledge of the philosophical debates surrounding these concepts. With this in mind, the department requires that majors in philosophy complete at least one course in ethics or value theory. Possible courses include:

  • 205 - Ethics
  • 235 - Medical Ethics
  • 240 - Environmental Ethics
  • 241 - Issues in Contemporary Moral Theory
  • 242 - Social and Political Philosophy
  • 248 - Philosophical Issues in Race and Racism
  • 249 - Women and Philosophy
  • 273 - Philosophy of the Arts
  • 275 - Philosophy and Film

More information on these courses is available in the Philosophy chapter of the course catalogue.