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ETHICSOC Courses

In addition to the courses listed below, the Program offers two kinds of independent study/research courses: "Independent Studies in Ethics and Society" (ETHICSOC 199) for students wishing to explore a self-defined topic of special interest with one of the Center’s faculty, and "Ethics in Society Honor Thesis” (ETHICSOC 200A, 200B, 200C) for senior honors students working on their theses.  Students should consult with Pam Goodman, the Program Coordinator, to ensure they enroll in theses courses with the correct instructor.

Courses are listed in alphabetical order according to department. Some courses appear more than once if crosslisted with multiple departments/centers. For a comprehensive list of courses and requirements, please visit ExploreCourses

Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
ETHICSOC 20
Introduction to Moral Philosophy (PHIL 2)
Hussain, N., DiBella, N., Kim, H., Woodworth, S. 2016-2017 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
370-370
ETHICSOC 20
Introduction to Moral Philosophy (PHIL 2)
Hussain, N., Lee, R., Attwood, A., Zweber, A., Lenczewska, O. 2017-2018 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-002
ETHICSOC 21N
Ethics of Sports (PHIL 21N)
Bidadanure, J. 2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
50-51P
ETHICSOC 70X
Egalitarianism: A course on the history and theory of egalitarianism and anti-egalitarianism (PHIL 174E, PHIL 274E, POLISCI 138E)
Bidadanure, J. 2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
ETHICSOC 75X
Philosophy of Public Policy (PHIL 175B, PHIL 275B)
2017-2018 Winter
ETHICSOC 103X
Contemporary Muslim Political Thought (GLOBAL 136)
Yenigun, H. 2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
11:30am - 1:20pm
Encina West 202
ETHICSOC 104X
Introduction to Disability Studies and Disability Rights (FEMGEN 94H, HUMRTS 104, SOC 186)
Dorfman, D. 2017-2018 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
Encina West 202
ETHICSOC 111
Leadership Challenges (PUBLPOL 111)
Etchemendy, J., Coyne, B., Smith, E., Sze, E., Rhode, D. 2016-2017 Spring
Monday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
200-303
ETHICSOC 111
Leadership Challenges (PUBLPOL 111)
Etchemendy, J., Rhode, D. 2017-2018 Spring
Monday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
Gates B12
ETHICSOC 131S
Modern Political Thought: Machiavelli to Marx and Mill (POLISCI 131L)
McQueen, A. 2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:30am - 11:20am
School of Education 128
ETHICSOC 131X
Ethics in Bioengineering (BIOE 131)
Altman, R., Magnus, D. 2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
320-105
ETHICSOC 131X
Ethics in Bioengineering (BIOE 131)
Altman, R., Magnus, D., Deshmukh, S., Bhate, S., Khariton, M., Stapleton, L. 2017-2018 Spring
Monday Wednesday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
ETHICSOC 133
Ethics and Politics of Public Service (CSRE 178, HUMBIO 178, PHIL 175A, PHIL 275A, POLISCI 133, PUBLPOL 103D, URBANST 122)
Young, J., Terra, L., Schnaubelt, T., Shah, M. 2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Ceras 300
ETHICSOC 133
Ethics and Politics of Public Service (CSRE 178, HUMBIO 178, PHIL 175A, PHIL 275A, POLISCI 133, PUBLPOL 103D, URBANST 122)
Coyne, B., Tulipana, P., Young, J. 2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Ceras 300
ETHICSOC 134R
The Ethics of Elections (POLISCI 132A)
Chapman, E. 2016-2017 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 2:20pm
Ceras 300
ETHICSOC 136R
Introduction to Global Justice (INTNLREL 136R, PHIL 76, POLISCI 136R, POLISCI 336)
Datta, P. 2016-2017 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-305
ETHICSOC 136R
Introduction to Global Justice (INTNLREL 136R, PHIL 76, POLISCI 136R, POLISCI 336)
Kim, R., Hauthaler, N., Niker, F. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-305
ETHICSOC 145
The Ethics of Migration
Lim, D. 2017-2018 Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
160-325
ETHICSOC 155
The Ethics And Politics of Effective Altruism
Lechterman, T. 2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
STLC105
ETHICSOC 170
Ethical Theory (PHIL 170, PHIL 270)
Dannenberg, J., Cooper, E. 2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Littlefield 103
ETHICSOC 170
Ethical Theory (PHIL 170, PHIL 270)
Maguire, B., Hauthaler, N. 2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
540-108
ETHICSOC 171
Justice (PHIL 171, POLISCI 103, POLISCI 336S, PUBLPOL 103C, PUBLPOL 307)
Reich, R., Pena Rangel, D., Espeland, A., Mintz, K., Lee, R. 2016-2017 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30am - 11:50am
Ceras 300
ETHICSOC 171
Justice (PHIL 171, POLISCI 103, POLISCI 336S, PUBLPOL 103C, PUBLPOL 307)
Reich, R., Basu, J., Kaufman, B., Lenczewska, O., Schwartz, A. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Ceras 300
ETHICSOC 173
Introduction to Feminist Philosophy (PHIL 90R)
Carnegy-Arbuthnott, H. 2017-2018 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
STLC105
ETHICSOC 174X
Universal Basic Income: the philosophy behind the proposal (ETHICSOC 274X, PHIL 174B, PHIL 274B, POLISCI 338)
Lewis, C., Bidadanure, J. 2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
380-380X
ETHICSOC 181
Architecture, Space, and Politics
Zacka, B. 2016-2017 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
160-323
ETHICSOC 185M
Contemporary Moral Problems (PHIL 72, POLISCI 134P)
Naaman, O., Simon, A. 2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-305
ETHICSOC 185M
Contemporary Moral Problems (PHIL 72, POLISCI 134P)
Gillespie, L. 2017-2018 Spring
Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:50am
380-380F
ETHICSOC 190
Ethics in Society Honors Seminar (PHIL 178)
Callan, E., Sockness, B. 2016-2017 Winter
Wednesday
12:30pm - 2:20pm
Law320D
ETHICSOC 190
Ethics in Society Honors Seminar (PHIL 178)
Sockness, B. 2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
12:30pm - 2:20pm
260-244
ETHICSOC 195
Ethics in Society Workshop
Chambers, K., Lim, D. 2017-2018 Spring
ETHICSOC 195
Ethics in Society Workshop
2017-2018 Spring
ETHICSOC 195
Ethics in Society Workshop
2017-2018 Spring
ETHICSOC 217X
Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and Democracy (EDUC 217, PHIL 278C)
Callan, E. 2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
8:30am - 10:20am
School of Education 313
ETHICSOC 217X
Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and Democracy (EDUC 217, PHIL 278C)
Callan, E. 2017-2018 Autumn
Tuesday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
160-321
ETHICSOC 232T
Theories and Practices of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector (POLISCI 236, POLISCI 236S)
Sievers, B. 2016-2017 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
100-101K
ETHICSOC 232T
Theories and Practices of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector (POLISCI 236, POLISCI 236S)
Sievers, B. 2017-2018 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
100-101K
ETHICSOC 234R
Ethics on the Edge: Business, Non-Profit Organizations, Government, and Individuals (PUBLPOL 134, PUBLPOL 234)
Wibowo, J., Hsieh, N., Liautaud, S. 2016-2017 Spring
Monday
4:30pm - 6:20pm
160-124
ETHICSOC 234R
Ethics on the Edge: Business, Non-Profit Organizations, Government, and Individuals (PUBLPOL 134, PUBLPOL 234)
Wibowo, J., Hsieh, N., Liautaud, S. 2017-2018 Spring
Monday
4:30pm - 6:20pm
160-124
ETHICSOC 274X
Universal Basic Income: the philosophy behind the proposal (ETHICSOC 174X, PHIL 174B, PHIL 274B, POLISCI 338)
Lewis, C., Bidadanure, J. 2017-2018 Winter
Wednesday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
380-380X
ETHICSOC 280
Transitional Justice, Human Rights, and International Criminal Tribunals (HUMRTS 103, INTNLREL 180A, IPS 280)
Cohen, D. 2016-2017 Spring
Thursday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
Mitchb67
ETHICSOC 280
Transitional Justice, Human Rights, and International Criminal Tribunals (HUMRTS 103, INTNLREL 180A, IPS 280)
Cohen, D. 2017-2018 Spring
Thursday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
100-101K
ETHICSOC 374R
Science, Religion, and Democracy (PHIL 374F, RELIGST 374F)
Friedman, M., Sockness, B. 2017-2018 Spring
Wednesday
2:30pm - 5:20pm
240-110
ETHICSOC 432X
Selections in Modern Political Thought (MTL 334, POLISCI 432R)
2016-2017 Spring