Major Works of Moral Philosophy (HUM 317)

2020 Spring
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Humanities(HUM)
3
5.00 / 5.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Elif Yavnık eyavnik@sabanciuniv.edu,
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Undergraduate
HUM202 SPS102 HUM201 SPS101 HUM207
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CONTENT

This course examines the main moral theories and their applications to various aspects of human life. Moral theories to be discussed include virtue ethics, deontology and consequentialism, which will be investigated through the major works of philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Mill and Nietzsche.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others.

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice.

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects.

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means.

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams.


1. Develop knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in humanities and social sciences.

2. Assess how global, national and regional developments affect society.

3. Know how to access and evaluate data from various sources of information.


1. Demonstrate an understanding of economics, and main functional areas of management.

2. Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level.