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FYSM 1212 [0.5 credit] Contemporary Moral, Social, and Religious Issues

Philosophical problems associated with such topical issues as feminist, critical race and disability theories; atheism vs. theism; the meaning of life; moral relativism vs. moral objectivism; egoistic vs. non-egoistic ethics; euthanasia, abortion, capital punishment and environmental ethics; legal paternalism; freedom of the will.
Precludes additional credit for FYSM 1209 (no longer offered), PHIL 1500, PHIL 1550.
Prerequisite(s): normally restricted to students entering the first year of a B.A., B.Cog.Sc., B.Co.M.S., B.Econ. or B.G.In.S. program.
Seminars three hours per week.