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PY251 COURSE DETAILS


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PY251 (Version: 2025 1) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
PY251 ADVANCED PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS 2025 1 English and Philosophy 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is an advanced introduction to philosophy and ethics. It helps third-class Cadets develop their capacities to think clearly and critically and to write in a logically rigorous and conceptually precise manner. The course acquaints Cadets with various viewpoints on major philosophic issues, and a significant part of the course is devoted to developing Cadets' ethical reasoning ability. The study of ethical theory provides the foundation for this ability as well as the foundation for the Academy's character development efforts. The course also includes a substantial block on the ethical application of military power through the study of the Just War Tradition.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None

PY251 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  PY201 2016 1 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  EN102 2016 2 1 Y
  EN152 2016 1 2 Y

PY251 (Version 2025-1) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED DETAILS
2025 - 1 3 15 45 36 0 9 N Hours

2025 - 2 2 18 36 1 0 35 Y Hours

2026 - 1 3 18 54 0 0 54 Y Hours

2026 - 2 2 15 30 0 0 30 Y Hours

2027 - 1 2 15 30 0 0 30 Y Hours

2027 - 2 2 18 36 0 0 36 Y Hours

2028 - 1 2 15 30 0 0 30 Y Hours

2028 - 2 2 18 36 0 0 36 Y Hours


PY251 (Version: 2019 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
PY251 ADVANCED PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS 2019 2 English and Philosophy 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is an advanced introduction to philosophy and ethics. It helps third-class Cadets develop their capacities to think clearly and critically and to write in a logically rigorous and conceptually precise manner. The course acquaints Cadets with various viewpoints on major philosophic issues, and a significant part of the course is devoted to developing Cadets' ethical reasoning ability. The study of ethical theory provides the foundation for this ability as well as the foundation for the Academy's character development efforts. The course also includes a substantial block on the ethical application of military power through the study of the Just War Tradition.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None

PY251 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  PY201 2016 1 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  EN102 2016 2 1 Y
  EN152 2016 1 2 Y

PY251 (Version: 2016 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
PY251 ADVANCED PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS 2016 1 English and Philosophy 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is an advanced introduction to philosophy and ethics. It helps third-class Cadets develop their capacities to think clearly and critically and to write in a logically rigorous and conceptually precise manner. The course acquaints Cadets with various viewpoints on major philosophic issues, and a significant part of the course is devoted to developing Cadets' ethical reasoning ability. The study of ethical theory provides the foundation for this ability as well as the foundation for the Academy's character development efforts. The course also includes a substantial block on the ethical application of military power through the study of the Just War Tradition.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None

PY251 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  PY201 2016 1 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  EN102 2016 2 1 Y
  EN152 2016 1 2 Y