Philosophy 1110, ETHICS
An Introduction to a Happy and Good Life
This course includes the use of video and feature film presentations as an
integral part of the course material as opposed to entertainment. The subject
is ethics, specifically, ethics in the public and professional contexts of American
- Ethics in America-Study Guide (by Lisa Newton) available
in the book store.
- Werner Krieglstein: Compassion, A New Philosophy of the Other.
Available in the book store.
- 4 Video Cassettes
- 5 Feature Films. These films are available through the Circulation
Services in the College of DuPage Library and in many local libraries.
Some are also available in video stores or on the WWW.
- 2 Audio Cassettes (not absolutely essential, available only at COD).
- 1 Midterm Review Tape. This is generally attached to the four videotapes
you rent from the Library at COD.
In taking this course, you will have the opportunity to:
- Learn about the fundamental moral concepts of our shared lives as developed
by significant philosophers.
- Watch debates on the application of those concepts in business, government,
selected professions, private life, and in science.
- Participate in debates on specially arranged discussion groups and through
the papers you write on those concepts.
- Reflect on conversations, including the view of all participants from Plato
through television panelists to yourself (your study guide will help you do
- Understand the place that moral reasoning has in our lives.
For more information, please contact Prof. Werner Krieglstein
at (630) 942 2170.
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