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PHIL 1350. Philosophy and Ethics of Science and Technology. 3 Hours.

This course introduces key concepts, methods, and critical thinking in both fields and familiarizes the student with the types of essential reasoning and judgment skills required in professional development, especially within STEM-related professions. Concepts and structures of philosophical arguments and ethics will be explored in a case study format, including analyzing philosophical arguments, professional codes of ethics, and public policies. Relationships between social morality, individual rights, and moral dilemmas will also be explored, including compatibility of dilemma resolutions from one level to another.