Course Description

IBH 1BC3 - Fundamentals of Ethics

  • Prerequisite: Registration in Level I of the Integrated Business and Humanities Program
  • Antirequisite: Not open to students with credit or enrolment in PHILOS 2YY3

An introduction to ethical theory and to its application to contemporary moral problems. Topics covered may include the nature of morality and its relationship to culture, religion, and self-interest; the strengths and weaknesses of normative ethical theories, including utilitarianism, Kantianism, virtue ethics and social contract theory; and ethical issues raised by war, torture, world hunger, assisted dying, affirmative action, corporations, and the environment.

Course Offerings

Fall 2023

Code Section Instructor Outline
1BC3 C01 K. O'Neill Outline

Fall 2022

Code Section Instructor Outline
1BC3 C01 K. O’Neill Outline

Fall 2020

Code Section Instructor Outline
1BC3 C01 M. Johnstone Outline

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