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215.4 sec. 001 - Foundations of Moral Philosophy (Fall 2021)

Instructor: David Grewal  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

    Tu 10:00 AM - 12:40 PM
    Location: 2240 Piedmont 102
    From August 17, 2021
    To November 19, 2021

Course Start: August 17, 2021
Course End: November 19, 2021
Class Number: 32004

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 5
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 15
As of: 10/16 05:03 PM


This seminar offers an overview of the history of moral philosophy, paying special attention to arguments about the relationship of morality to law, as well as the connections between moral philosophy and political economy. We will begin by studying canonical texts before turning to more contemporary work. Authors will include Aristotle, Cicero, Pufendorf, Hume, Smith, Bentham, Kant, Mill, Edgeworth, Pareto, Sen, Williams, Anderson, Rorty, and others.


Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.


Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP)

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