(Lecture A: Prof. Kevin Klement)

[IMAGE]Course description and objectives: This course is an introduction to the philosophical study of morality, including the theory of right and wrong behavior, the theory of value (goodness and badness), and the theory of virtue and vice. Besides providing familiarity with the primary questions addressed within moral philosophy and the most influential answers given by well-known philosophers, this course is designed to help students develop their abilities to read, explicate, analyze, and evaluate philosophical literature, write and express themselves well about their own ethical positions, and think critically and analytically about ethical issues.

Discussion Sections:
Section Time             Location       TA
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AD01    9:05AM-9:55AM    SOM 27         E. Bohn
AD02    10:10AM-11:00AM  Dickinson 216  G. Rabin
AD03    11:15AM-12:05PM  Tobin 304      E. Bohn
AD04    12:20PM-1:10PM   SOM 125        I. Bhattacharjee
AD05    1:25PM-2:15PM    Bartlett 203   J. Johnson
AD06    2:30PM-3:20PM    Herter 117     I. Bhattacharjee
AD07    9:05AM-9:55AM    Bartlett 212   G. Rabin
AD08    10:10AM-11:00AM  Bartlett 206   E. Bohn
AD09    11:15AM-12:05PM  HasLabAdd 111  G. Rabin
AD10    12:20PM-1:10PM   SOM 27         J. Johnson
AD11    1:25PM-2:15PM    SOM 117        I. Bhattacharjee
AD12    2:30PM-3:20PM    Bartlett 212   J. Johnson

TA Contact Information:

TA: Office Office Hours Email
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Indrani Bhattacharjee 365 Bartlett M 12:15-1:15 & by appt
Einar Bohn 367 Bartlett By appt.
Jayme Johnson 355 Bartlett Th 1-3pm & by appt.
Gabriel Rabin 382 Bartlett M 9:30-10:30,
W 10:00-11:00 & by appt

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Course Handouts and Information

Lecture Notes

General caveat about the  lecture notes: I need to make it very clear that these notes do not include everything said in lecture. They only include the rough outline from the powerpoint projections. If you simply read these notes, you will miss many things from lecture. Reading them is certainly no substitute for attending lecture. When you attend lecture, it is certainly prudent to take additional notes beyond those contained below. Moreover, I also need to make it clear that you should not simply copy from these notes in your exams and papers. That is a fairly obvious and egregious form of plagiarism.

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