- Course number:
- PHIL 5913 (SAFARI
- T 3:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
- MAIN 326
- Graduate standing or permission of the
- Brief Description:
This seminar will focus on the possibility of moral dilemmas.
What are moral dilemmas? Can there be any genuine moral dilemmas,
as distinguished from situations in which it is difficult to know what to
do? What accounts for this possibility or impossibility? What
implications are there of the possibility or impossibility of genuine moral
dilemmas for moral theory? We will look primarily at recent
writings of philosophers on this topic. The main text will be a 1996
edited by Mason, but we will also look at several papers that predate that
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