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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


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Do animals have moral standing? How ought we treat the environment? What ethics do we need in a consumer society? This course offers an introduction to the basic positions in normative ethics, namely virtue ethics, deontology and utilitarianism, and then looks at some ethical issues of pressing contemporary concern. It is a stimulating introduction to the use of ethical thinking in everyday life.


Course dates

06 May 2016 to 08 May 2016

Course duration

1 weekend(s)

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Academic Directors, Course Directors and Tutors are subject to change, when necessary.


Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
CB23 8AQ

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