2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
2019-2020 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 25 Ethical Reasoning/Ethics in Practice


Units: 3
Advisories: Ability to read at the 12th grade level.
This course provides an introduction to major philosophies, concepts, and theories of ethical decision-making, moral conduct, obligation and permission, justice, and responsibility, generally and/or in an area of public policy or a profession, with attention to particular works of philosophical, historical, literary, and cultural importance. Course topics include philosophical and theoretical points of view of ethics focusing on core concepts and methods of ethical reasoning and the role of ethics in society, including problems and issues examined in their contemporary, historical, and geographical settings, such as the examination of codes of conduct in specific fields. The course is designed to help the student develop an awareness of the ways in which people respond to ethical dilemmas and to help the student develop an ability to make value judgments and to understand and engage in ethical reasoning. (CSU, C-ID LPPS 120)



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