Course Descriptions

Philosophy

PHIL 110 Introduction to Philosophy (3)

Michael Kelly

mkelly@SanDiego.edu

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

CLASS CANCELLED 5/14/19
CLASS CANCELLED 5/14/19

PHIL 330-02 Ethics (3)

Cory Barnes

coreybarnes@SanDiego.edu

CRN 189         Limit 25         
3-week Post Session (8/5 – 8/23)
M-F                
9:00 a.m. – 11:40 p.m.                      
MRH-223A

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, July 22.

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 – 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.

PHIL 338-02 Environmental Ethics (3)

Mark Woods

mwoods@SanDiego.edu

CRN 190         Limit 25
3-week Post Session (8/5 – 8/23)
M - F               
1:00 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.                        
KIPJ-223A

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 Monday, July 22.