3517 Ethics

Ethics deals with the principles of ethical behavior in modern society both in personal and societal level and in interaction with the environment and other shared resources (CMO 20 s 2013).

The course attempts to lay the grounding principles of ethics by leading students in the analysis of human experience and linking to the elements of ethical dimension.

It also introduces and equips students with the various classical ethical frameworks such as utilitarianismnatural law, deontology and virtue ethics where each frameworks embed set of values for students to examine. The course guides students through the analysis and evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the various ethical frameworks and their value to human life and society for the purpose of enabling them to make informed moral decisions and judgments on significant moral concerns.