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Ethics: Theories and Applications

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Overview

In the course “Ethics: Theories and Applications” the learner would primarily become acquainted with several key ethical theories in the form of a detailed historical sketch which will be accompanied by an exploration of how one can apply these ethical theories to see, to understand and to resolve the ethical dilemmas we face in our day to day lives.Course Credit4

Syllabus

WEEKS

TOPICS

Week-1

Nature and Scope of Ethics

Week-2

Challenges and Importance of Ethics

Week-3

Ethics in the History of Indian Philosophy

Week-4

Ethics in the History of Indian Philosophy

Ethics in the History of Western Philosophy

Week-5

Ethics in the History of Western Philosophy

Week-6

Human Values

Week-7

Human Virtues

Week-8

Human Rights

Human Duties

Week-9

International Ethics

Bioethics

Week-10

Environmental Ethics

Media Ethics

Week-11

Natural Moral Law

Deontology and Moral Responsibility

Week-12

Discourse Ethics

Social Institutions

Taught by

Prof. Nandini Sinha Kapur

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