This course provides an introduction to ethical thinking with an emphasis on the contextual nature of ethical decisions. It includes an historical survey of philosophical ethics focusing on the American context, the critique of traditional ethical philosophizing, the relation of science to ethical thinking, and the relation of the ethical perspective to self-understanding in today’s pluralistic environment. The relevance and application of ethical theories to the solution of pressing contemporary moral problems is emphasized. Students will gain the ability to form coherent ethical perspectives on current social, political, and business issues.
1. Explain the role of Ethics in today’s world
2. Understand the main functions of Ethics .
3. Implement Ethical principles in every day life.