Fall 2011 Schedule of Courses

PHILOSOPHY 231: CONTEMPORARY MORAL ISSUES

TUESDAY, THURSDAY
SECTION 7, 9:30 - 10:45 A.M.
SECTION 10, 2:00 - 3:15 P.M.
SECTION 11, 3:30 - 4:45 P.M.

INSTRUCTOR JOHN BEAUDOIN

REQUIRED TEXT
Course packet available at VCB

COURSE CONTENT
We will examine several current moral issues including, among others, abortion, physician-assisted suicide, capital punishment, and same-sex marriage. We will approach these issues primarily by studying court cases in which the issues have arisen, such as Roe v Wade.

COURSE FORMAT
Course grades will be based on five exams and one paper, all weighed equally.