Course Description

Philosophy

PHIL 110 Introduction to Philosophy (3)

Michael Kelly
michaelkelly@SanDiego.edu 

CRN 185       Limit 35
3-week Pre Session (6/3 – 6/21)
M-F
9:00 a.m. – 11:40 p.m.
BEC-318

A basic orientation course treating the principal problems of philosophy, such as knowledge, human nature, values, nature, God, etc. A historical approach may also be used as a means of further clarification of the topics being discussed. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 13.

PHIL 330-01 Ethics (3)

Nicholas Riggle
nriggle@SanDiego.edu 

CRN 186 Limit 25
3-week Pre Session (6/3 – 6/21)
M-F
9:00 a.m. – 11:40 p.m.
MRH-211

A general study of principles or standards for judging individual and social conduct, focusing on major thinkers and philosophical issues in normative ethics, and the application of moral judgment to social or problem areas in human conduct. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 13.

PHIL 331 Biomedical Ethics (3)

Gary Jones
garyj@SanDiego.edu 

CRN 187 Limit 25
3-week Pre Session (6/3 – 6/21)
M-F
1:00 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.
KIPJ-219

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 Monday, May 13.