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PPSS 2050 - Ethical Decision Making

Ethical decision making is essential for values-based leadership. Most decisions have ethical implications, but discerning the ethical dimension requires skill and an understanding of how ethical issues are shaped and informed by ethical theory. In this class students will encounter major philosophical concepts and theories from the field of ethics - utilitarian(consequentialist), deontological (duty based), social contract, communitarian, and natural law theories; principles of non- maleficence, beneficence, justice and respect for persons; and virtues of care, compassion, integrity and courage. Through the use of case studies, students will cultivate their capacity for ethical perception, learn to distinguish tough choices from genuine ethical dilemmas, and gain practice deliberating effectively about a variety of ethical issues drawn from both social and professional contexts.


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Autumn 2017 - Combined/Hybrid Methodologies (CRN - 4857)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 4857
  • Instructor: Wilson, John
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time: M - 09/11 - 11/17, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Delivery: HYBRID
  • Location: ON CAMPUS / ONLINE

NOTE: This course is being run in an alternative format.

Textbooks and/or materials information for your course may be found at: ttp://www.bkstr.com/denverstore/shop/textbooks-and-course-materials

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This course is being offered in hybrid format.

Mondays: On campus: 9/11, 9/18, 10/2, 10/9, 10/23, 11/6; Online: 9/25, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13.

A hybrid course means a combination of online and on-campus teaching with at least six weeks of on-campus instruction and four weeks of online instruction.

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

Autumn 2017 - Online/Distance (CRN - 4871)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 4871
  • Instructor: Wilson, John
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time:
  • Delivery: Online/Distance
  • Location: ONLINE

Textbooks and/or materials information for your course may be found at: ttp://www.bkstr.com/denverstore/shop/textbooks-and-course-materials

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

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