Singapore University of Social Sciences

Why Do Good? (为 何 行 善?)

Why Do Good? (为 何 行 善?) (SCO121)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: Chinese

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Others

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: College of Lifelong & Experiential Learning


我们有义务帮助他人吗?我们若有能力行善,就应该行善吗?本课程剖析我们对是与非的推敲,我们行善或不行善的理由,以及区分权益,任务,义务和各类的责任 。我们也将这些观点从道德理论(例如功利主义)延伸到实际问题(例如,饥荒救济)。本课程是本校新核心单元课程(SUSS Core)的入门课程,其宗旨在于探讨个人与社会之间的互动。

Level: 1
Credit Units: 2.5
Presentation Pattern: Every July
E-Learning: - Learning is done ENTIRELY online using interactive study materials in Canvas. Students receive guidance and support from online instructors via discussion forums and emails. There are no face-to-face sessions. If the course has an exam component, this will be administered on-campus. To be confirmed


  • 道德话语中常用的术语
  • 道德困境
  • 平庸的邪恶
  • 康德的道义论伦理学
  • 有效利他主义和污秽的利他主义
  • 案例研究

Learning Outcome

  • 识别伦理学的考虑范围
  • 说明我们应如何思考道德问题
  • 运用伦理理论来探讨现实问题
  • 在个人反思中展示道德推理的能力
  • 评论个别道德立场的局限
  • 阐述道德案例
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