A black and white drawing of a moral compass with “good” and “evil” on opposite sides.

Students in this course will explore questions about morality and ethical inquiry. (Image courtesy of Paul Downey on flickr. License CC BY.)


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Fall 2015



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This course considers a range of philosophical questions about the foundations of morality, such as whether and in what sense morality is objective, the nature of moral discourse, and how we can come to know right from wrong.

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Justin Khoo. 24.230 Meta-ethics. Fall 2015. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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