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This course introduces some basic concepts of the discipline Ethics, which will be of relevance to students of all disciplines, particularly to social sciences, humanities, law, business management and philosophy. Along with the historical evolution of the discipline, this course examines some important theoretical frameworks and analyses certain ethical challenges facing our society and humanity in general in the contemporary world.

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Introduction to ethics; ethics through ages; different ethical approaches; important ethical issues

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The subject matter of ethics; intentions and desires, objectives, consequences

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different ethical theoretical frameworks

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Ethics in practice; ethics in the contemporary world
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