Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024


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PHIL 361 001 (CRN: 23830)


Department: Philosophy
Instructor: Zhang, Wan
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM TR (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 26
Section Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 18-APR-2024 2:42PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
7:00PM - 10:00PM S
Description: Metaethics studies higher-order questions about morality. Its questions include: What reasons do we have to do the right thing? What do claims about rightness and goodness mean? Can those claims be true or false? Are there objective moral truths, and if so, how can we know them? Previously offered as PHIL 338. Mutually exclusive with PHIL 338, credit cannot be earned for both classes. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for PHIL 361 if student has credit for PHIL 338.