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. View a list of course offerings from previous years.

Course Topics Fall 2017

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • History and Ethics of Remembrance

Course Topics January 2018
(off campus)

  • Islam in Europe
  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa (Tanzania)
  • Exploring Ethics of Sustainable Organizations
  • Forging Paths to Peace: Personal, Political and Social Reconciliation in Northern Ireland
  • Working Japan
  • English Theatre: Mirror of Society and Human Condition (England)

Course Topics January 2018
(on campus)

  • Silence
  • Here on Earth: Vocation in a Sustainable Global Community
  • Race and Speculative Fiction

Course Topics Spring 2018

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Love and Gender in China
  • Ethics, Energy, and Climate Policy

 Course Topics Summer 2018

  • Making Decisions for US Schools 

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