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.

Course Topics Fall 2014

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

Course Topics January 2015
(off campus)

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

Course Topics January 2015
(on campus)

  • Here on Earth
  • Ethics and Sports
  • Anthropology and Public Health

Course Topics Spring 2015

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

 

Course Topics Summer 2015

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Stability and Change: The Balkans (Study Away)
  • Practicing Embodiment: Hawaii (Study Away)

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.

 

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Check out the gallery of photos from recent off-campus Paideia 450 courses.