NYU Steinhardt

Ethics, Music, and Music Education

  • Course Number: MPAME-GE 2295
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: This course is designed to explore the relevance of ethical inquiry to music & music education, & to demonstrate the crucial place ethical deliberation plays in professional knowledge in these fields of practice. The course will examine the distinctive aims & nature of ethical inquiry & deliberation; the complementary roles of normative & applied ethics; the distinctive orientations of deontology, consequentialism, & virtue ethics; & the practical importance of ethics to informed professional practice in music & music education. A major paper exploring the relevance of course materials to the student’s own professional practice & the role of ethical inquiry to critically reflective practice is required.
  • Old Course Number: E85.2295