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 2016

  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools
  • Love and Gender in China

Course Topics January 2017
(off campus)

  • People and Parks: Pastoralism and Conservation in East Africa (Tanzania)
  • Christianity, Slavery, and Their Representations in Ghanaian Literature
  • War, Peace and Reconciliation in Cambodia
  • Green Europe: Advanced Models of Sustainability (Germany, United Kingdom)
  • Schooling in Jamaica and the United States
  • Making Decisions for U.S. Schools (Hawaii)
  • English Theatre: Mirror of Society and Human Condition (England)

Course Topics January 2017
(on campus)

  • Silence
  • Here on Earth: Vocation in a Sustainable Global Community
  • Nordic Environmentalism

Course Topics Spring 2017

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

 Course Topics Summer 2017

  • Making Decisions for US Schools 

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