Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

PP223
Contemporary Moral Issues
0.5 Credit

An examination of work by contemporary philosophers on problems of normative ethics. Topics such as aboriginal rights, abortion, world poverty, capital punishment, national and international environmental issues, pornography, criminal justice and animal rights will be discussed. A variety of approaches (e.g., liberal, communitarian, utilitarian, feminist) will be considered.

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Prerequisites
Registration status: senior student.