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PHIL 6230. Ethical Issues in Policy Arguments. 3 Credits.

Critical analysis of ethical foundations of public policy arguments, e.g., about protection of the environment or health and safety, equality of opportunity. Case studies of appeals to “welfare improvements,” to norms of duty, to “the social contract,” and to rights–claims. Attention to historical contexts and biases. May be taken for undergraduate credit with permission of the instructor.

Graduate Certificate in Contexts of Environmental Policy

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