Ethics in Society: A New Look at Ethical Problems in Today's Society

People & Society

Ethics in Society: A New Look at Ethical Problems in Today's Society
Ethics in Society: A New Look at Ethical Problems in Today's Society

Details

  • Academic Plan
    PS_0058
  • Cognate
    People & Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit
    Philosophy
    Contact Info
    • Name: Berit Brogaard
    • Email: brit@miami.edu
    • Phone: 305-284-4757
    • Location: 725 Ashe
  • Recommended for
    All students.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

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Description

As the climate changes and we witness rapid progress in science and technology, new ethical issues arise. What sort of responsibility do we have for minimizing the detrimental effects of climate change? What sorts of genetic engineering should we allow? Which human abnormalities and diseases should we aim at correcting or curing? How do we respect people's rights to have an atypical sexual identity? These and many other moral questions arise as a result of new developments in how we think and what we do, and the answers to them will shape the world for generations to come.


Option Groups

Students must complete 2 of the following option groups:

*Indicates an inactive course

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