PHI 221: Contemporary Moral Issues

Instructor: Matěj Král
Credits: 3
GEP: Humanities

Course Description

This course will help to enhance your skills in interpretation, critical analysis, formulating arguments, and communication.

Using a number of diverse approaches, you will apply philosophical analysis and theory to a broad range of contemporary issues including euthanasia, suicide, capital punishment, abortion, war, famine relief, and environmental concerns.

You can expect lively debates, discussion formats, and other methods to be actively practiced throughout the course. You’ll learn to present oral and written ethical arguments with respect for others and their position.

Contemporary and moral issues relevant to your major field of study will be discovered and explored, as well as the examination of social situations in the modern day Czech Republic.