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PHIL 450 - Metaethics (3)


A close study of the nature of ethical discourse and its relations to the mind and the world. Topics to be considered include: whether there are ethical facts; naturalism vs. non-naturalism about ethical facts; the relationship between ethical judgments and personal attitudes; whether ethical judgments are inherently motivating; whether ethical judgments can be true or false; moral relativism; moral skepticism. Readings will be drawn from historical and contemporary sources. Recommended Preparation: One 300 level course in philosophy with a grade of C or better, especially PHIL 350  , PHIL 353  , PHIL 380  

Grading: Graded/Pass Fail/Audit
Course ID: 102570
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Prerequisite/Corequisite: You must complete one course in Philosophy with a 'C' or better.



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