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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LARTS 111 — Ethics - Conscience and the Good Life

3 credits

Prerequisite: LARTS 101-2 . Students read and discuss works of ethicists, philosophers, religious figures, and literary authors on the nature of the ethical life. Students will be encouraged to think critically about personal responsibility, responsibilities to others, the good life, the problem of evil, and human nature. Authors and traditions that may be included: Classical Greek and Roman, Buddhism, Taoism, the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, Hume, Kant, Utilitarianism, Mary Shelley, and Shakespeare, as well as contemporary readings that address the ethical questions arising in a scientific, technological and global age.