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Philosophy 103: Ethics - Theory & Practice

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Review topics you're struggling with in class or learn something new about philosophy with our Philosophy 103 theory and practice course. Our short video and text lessons cover important concepts such as ethics, morality and existentialism to help you prepare for a test or complete your homework.
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11 chapters in Philosophy 103: Ethics - Theory & Practice

Ch 1. Introduction to Ethics & Morals {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[458945].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Western Theories of Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[318531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[318531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Eastern Theories of Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[318533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[318533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Divine Command Theory: Definition & Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Euthyphro & Plato's Beliefs on Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Moral Law Theories of Epictetus, Kant & Locke Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53064].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53064].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Theories of Ethics: Rights & Natural Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13278].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13278].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Utilitarianism? - Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism, Quotes and Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1210].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1210].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Consequentialist Theories: Ethical Egoism & Utilitarianism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53070].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53070].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Intuitionism? - Characteristics, Strengths & Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54614].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54614].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Social Contract Theory: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Feminism Types and Definitions: Liberal, Socialist, Culture & Radical Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2765].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2765].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Existentialism: Definition, History, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Understanding Moral Relativism, Subjectivism & Objectivism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Expectancy Value Theory: Age, Gender & Ethnicity Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1852].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1852].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Historical Approaches to Understanding Morality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54626].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54626].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Major Themes of the Enlightenment: Reason, Individualism & Skepticism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16137].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16137].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Immanuel Kant's Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[32870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Friedrich Nietzsche: Biography, Theories & Philosophy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17280].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17280].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Nietzsche's Will to Power: Summary & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[345647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[345647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Naturalistic Fallacy: Attributes, History & Criticism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Social Exchange Theory vs. Empathy-Altruism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Altruism and Prosocial Behavior: Definition & Predictors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7075].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7075].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Comparing Psychological & Ethical Egoism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Behavior: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2660].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2660].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Gender Identity and Roles in Early Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Gender Role Changes in Middle Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18048].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18048].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Legal Rights of Juveniles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Legal Rights of Juveniles in the School Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Theories of Aging: Structural-Functional, Symbolic-Interaction & Social-Conflict Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2778].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2778].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Challenges of Aging: Retirement, Ageism & Social Isolation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2777].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2777].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Social Issues in Late Adulthood: Risk Factors & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Right to Privacy: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Moral Issues in Sexuality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Censorship: Definition, Examples & Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Ethical Issues in Humanitarian Intervention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54632].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54632].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Human Rights & Moral Duties: Definition & Relationship Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53101].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53101].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Violence in America: Societal & Personal Factors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Moral Questions on Economic Equality & Inequality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Ethical Issues & Mental Health: Right to Treatment, Informed Consent & Confidentiality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Ethical Issues in Medicine & Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Understanding Patient Rights & Treatment Decisions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54634].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54634].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Withholding & Withdrawing Care: Autonomy & Surrogate Decision Makers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Principles & Conflicts of Contemporary Abortion Arguments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What are Parental Rights? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Reproductive Technologies: Definition, Examples & Risks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Ethics of Genetic Engineering Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84518].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84518].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Human Cloning: Ethical Issues & Legality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[155833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Business Ethics: Rights, Obligations & Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Why Ethical Problems Occur in Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25946].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25946].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Social Contract in Business Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Act and Rule Utilitarian Models in Business Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39844].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39844].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Importance of Ethics Policies, Training & Reporting Programs in the Workplace Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25948].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25948].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Ethical Decision Making Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Moral Hazard in Economics: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15712].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15712].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Attorney Professional and Ethical Conduct in Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Government-Business Relations in Global Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Ethical Issues in International Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Ethical Issues in Managing Technology in Business Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31399].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31399].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Governmental Regulation and Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14586].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14586].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Workplace: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6998].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6998].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Ethics of the Employer-Employee Relationship & Its Effect on Stakeholders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25952].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25952].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18578].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18578].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Controversial Employee-Management Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12018].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12018].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2167].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17100].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17100].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Requirements for Managers & Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Employment Discrimination: Definition and Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Ability and Disability Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7628].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7628].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Employee Rights: Privacy & Safety Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17098].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17098].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What Is the Whistleblower Act? - Definition, Rights & Protection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10874].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10874].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Environmental Virtue Ethics: Hursthouse & Sandler Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[345609].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[345609].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Environmental Worldviews: Western & Deep Ecology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11464].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11464].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Global Ecology: Definition and Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Sustainable Development within Environmental Limits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12011].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12011].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Comparing Life-Centered & Human-Centered Environmental Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is Environmental Racism? - Definition & Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138965].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138965].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Speciesism in Environmental Ethics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138957].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138957].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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