Paideia 450: Ethical Choices

Paideia 450 Ethical Choices is a course for juniors and seniors devoted to interdisciplinary study of ethical issues that confront us in our lives as learners and citizens.  Paideia 450 courses pay special attention to the nature of moral decision-making through discussion and the continued development of student's writing.

Paideia 450 Course Topics Fall 2014:

  • Paideia 450: Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Paideia 450: Archeologies of the Future

Paideia 450 Course Topics January 2015 (off campus):

  • Paideia 450: Christianity, Slavery, and Their Representations in Ghanaian Literature (Ghana)
  • Paideia 450: Forging Paths to Peace: Personal, Political, and Social Reconciliation in Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland/Ireland)
  • Paideia 450: Green Germany and Norway: Advanced Models of Sustainability (Germany/Norway)
  • Paideia 450: Islam in Europe: Western Responses to the Muslim "Other" (Netherlands/Belgium/Denmark/Sweden/England)
  • Paideia 450: Schooling in Jamaica and the United States (Jamaica)
  • Paideia 450: The Impacts of Mining and Tourism on Indigenous Peoples and Environment of Northern Chile (Chile)
  • Paideia 450: War, Peace and Reconciliation in Cambodia (Cambodia)

Paideia 450 Course Topics January 2015 (on campus):

  • Here on Earth
  • Ethics and Sports

Proposed Paideia 450 Course Topics for Spring 2015

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Food and the Environment
  • Considering Animals

See a video (of the Green Germany 2011 course or read the blog). Or check out the gallery of photos from recent off-campus Paideia 450 courses.