Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, advanced course, 7.5 hp
HT 2020, Helfart, Linköping
Modern societies are confronted with many moral challenges. The focus of this course is the relation between ethical theory and moral practice. In this course, various normative ethical theories will be studied, like natural law theory, utilitarianism, kantianism and virtue ethics. Students will learn to apply the theories to practical problems and to criticise and evaluate the theories in the light of their implications for practice.