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New Class for Spring 2015

PHIL 330 Topics in Ethics: Can ethics be scientific? TR 1:15-2:30 p.m. A. Jack
Course Description: Can work in psychology, neuroscience, biology and
the social sciences inform ethics? If so, in what ways can it validly
do that, and what might the ethical framework that emerges look like?
This course will begin by surveying attempts to bring scientific work
to bear on ethics. Students will be encouraged to critically evaluate
these attempts: where do they succeed, […Read more]