PHIL 3315 Communication Ethics

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 14.2.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Critical examination of ethical issues related to communication, information, and the media. Freedoms and responsibilities. Consideration of such issues as: privacy, confidentiality, censorship, deception, propaganda, accuracy, fairness, intellectual property rights, conflicts of interest, obscenity and pornography, civility and offensive speech. Classical and contemporary philosophers. (This course is the same as Communication 3200.)

Prerequisite: one course in philosophy or Communication 1000 or permission of the Chairperson of the Philosophy department.


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