Course Description

Philosophy

PHIL 101 Introduction to Logic (3)

Paula Watson

pwatson@SanDiego.edu

CRN 28             Limit 35
M-F                  1 – 3:50 pm                 KIPJ-220A

The study of arguments, including basic principles of traditional logic together with an introduction to modern sentential logic. Topics include recognizing arguments, premises, conclusions, induction and deduction, fallacies, categorical syllogisms, and sentential inference forms. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Friday, December 14.

PHIL 331 Biomedical Ethics (3)

Gary Jones

garyj@SanDiego.edu

CRN 33            Limit 25

M-F                 1 – 3:50 pm                 KIPJ-218

Core Attributes: Ethical Inquiry area

A systematic examination of ethical principles as they apply to issues in medicine and scientific research, that is: mercy killing; abortion; experimentation on human subjects; allocation of scarce medical resources; organ transplants; and behavior modification. Moral obligations connected with the roles of nurse, doctor, etc., will receive special attention. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Friday, December 14.

PHIL 338 Environmental Ethics (3)

Rodney Peffer

peffer@SanDiego.edu

CRN 29                         Limit 25
M-Th (& Fri.,1/4)            5:30 – 8:45 pm                        KIPJ 214
 
Core Attributes: Ethical Inquiry area

An exploration of ethical issues pertinent to the environment, for example: obligations to future generations; the question of animal rights; endangered species; pesticides and pollution; energy technologies; depletion of resources; and global justice and ocean resources. Consideration of the pertinent obligations of individuals, businesses, and government. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Friday, December 14.


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