Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

PHIL 111   Ethics
Credits1
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

Explores central questions of morality. What makes a good life good? What makes some actions right and others wrong? Are there human rights that everyone has? What are our obligations to others? Are there good answers to these questions, or is it all relative? Among the philosophers explored are Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and various significant contemporary thinkers.