Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics

PHL 1001 3 or 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Explores a variety of approaches to key philosophical issues such as causality, the nature of reality, personal identity, freedom, and determinism. Examines arguments that discuss broad ethical questions, such as how we know what is right; discusses the basic features of deontological and teleological ethics; and applies ethical theory to contemporary issues, such as how we weigh the rights of individuals against the good of society in particular situations.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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